Bible: 2 Samuel 11:7-11

11:7 When Uriah came to him, David asked about how Joab and the army were doing and how the campaign was going. 1  11:8 Then David said to Uriah, “Go down to your home and relax.” 2  When Uriah left the palace, the king sent a gift to him. 3  11:9 But Uriah stayed at the door of the palace with all 4  the servants of his lord. He did not go down to his house.

11:10 So they informed David, “Uriah has not gone down to his house.” So David said to Uriah, “Haven’t you just arrived from a journey? Why haven’t you gone down to your house? 11:11 Uriah replied to David, “The ark and Israel and Judah reside in temporary shelters, and my lord Joab and my lord’s soldiers are camping in the open field. Should I go to my house to eat and drink and have marital relations 5  with my wife? As surely as you are alive, 6  I will not do this thing!

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