2 Samuel 3:35

3:35 Then all the people came and encouraged David to eat food while it was still day. But David took an oath saying, “God will punish me severely if I taste bread or anything whatsoever before the sun sets!”

2 Samuel 12:16

12:16 Then David prayed to God for the child and fasted. He would even go and spend the night lying on the ground.

tn Heb “Thus God will do to me and thus he will add.”

tn Heb “sought” or “searched for.”

tn Heb “and David fasted.”

tn The three Hebrew verbs that follow in this verse are perfects with prefixed vav. They may describe repeated past actions or actions which accompanied David’s praying and fasting.