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2 Samuel 11:2

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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 16:22

Context
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.

1 tn Heb “on the roof of the house of the king.” So also in vv. 8, 9.

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.”



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