12:19 When David saw that his servants were whispering to one another, he 1 realized that the child was dead. So David asked his servants, “Is the child dead?” They replied, “Yes, he’s dead.” 12:20 So David got up from the ground, bathed, put on oil, and changed his clothes. He went to the house of the Lord and worshiped. Then, when he entered his palace, he requested that food be brought to him, and he ate.
1 tn Heb “David.” The name has been replaced in the translation by the pronoun (“he”) for stylistic reasons.