11:2 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of his palace. 1 From the roof he saw a woman bathing. Now this woman was very attractive. 2
2 Samuel 16:22Context
16:22 So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, 3 and Absalom had sex with 4 his father’s concubines in the sight of all Israel.
2 tn The disjunctive clause highlights this observation and builds the tension of the story.
3 sn That is, on top of the flat roof of the palace, so it would be visible to the public.
4 tn Heb “went to”; NAB “he visited his father’s concubines”; NIV “lay with his father’s concubines”; TEV “went in and had intercourse with.”