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2 Samuel 12:3-8

New American Standard Bible

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3 But the poor man had nothing at all except one little ewe lamb Which he bought and nurtured; And it grew up together with him and his children. It would eat scraps from him and drink from his cup and lie in his lap, And was like a daughter to him.
4 Now a visitor came to the wealthy man, And he could not bring himself to take any animal from his own flock or his own herd, To prepare for the traveler who had come to him; So he took the poor man’s ewe lamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him.'
5 Then David’s anger burned greatly against the man, and he said to Nathan, 'As the LORD lives, the man who has done this certainly deserves to die! 6 So he must make restitution for the lamb four times over, since he did this thing and had no compassion.'
7 Nathan then said to David, 'You yourself are the man! This is what the LORD, the God of Israel says: ‘It is I who anointed you as king over Israel, and it is I who rescued you from the hand of Saul. 8 I also gave you your master’s house and put your master’s wives into your care, and I gave you the house of Israel and Judah; and if that had been too little, I would have added to you many more things like these!
King James Version

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3 But the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter. 4 And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him. 5 And David's anger was greatly kindled against the man; and he said to Nathan, As the LORD liveth, the man that hath done this thing shall surely die: 6 And he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity. 7 And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul; 8 And I gave thee thy master's house, and thy master's wives into thy bosom, and gave thee the house of Israel and of Judah; and if that had been too little, I would moreover have given unto thee such and such things.
Christian Standard Bible

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3 but the poor man had nothing except one small ewe lamb that he had bought. He raised her, and she grew up with him and with his children. From his meager food she would eat, from his cup she would drink, and in his arms she would sleep. She was like a daughter to him. 4 Now a traveler came to the rich man, but the rich man could not bring himself to take one of his own sheep or cattle to prepare for the traveler who had come to him. Instead, he took the poor man's lamb and prepared it for his guest.
5 David was infuriated with the man and said to Nathan, "As the Lord lives, the man who did this deserves to die! 6 Because he has done this thing and shown no pity, he must pay four lambs for that lamb."
7 Nathan replied to David, "You are the man! This is what the Lord God of Israel says: 'I anointed you king over Israel, and I rescued you from Saul. 8 I gave your master's house to you and your master's wives into your arms, and I gave you the house of Israel and Judah, and if that was not enough, I would have given you even more.
New Living Translation

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3 The poor man owned nothing but one little lamb he had bought. He raised that little lamb, and it grew up with his children. It ate from the man's own plate and drank from his cup. He cuddled it in his arms like a baby daughter. 4 One day a guest arrived at the home of the rich man. But instead of killing an animal from his own flock or herd, he took the poor man's lamb and killed it and prepared it for his guest.'
5 David was furious. 'As surely as the LORD lives,' he vowed, 'any man who would do such a thing deserves to die! 6 He must repay four lambs to the poor man for the one he stole and for having no pity.'
7 Then Nathan said to David, 'You are that man! The LORD, the God of Israel, says: I anointed you king of Israel and saved you from the power of Saul. 8 I gave you your master's house and his wives and the kingdoms of Israel and Judah. And if that had not been enough, I would have given you much, much more.
English Standard Version

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3 but the poor man had nothing but one little ewe lamb, which he had bought. And he brought it up, and it grew up with him and with his children. It used to eat of his morsel and drink from his cup and lie in his arms, and it was like a daughter to him. 4 Now there came a traveler to the rich man, and he was unwilling to take one of his own flock or herd to prepare for the guest who had come to him, but he took the poor man’s lamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him.” 5 Then David’s anger was greatly kindled against the man, and he said to Nathan, “As the LORD lives, the man who has done this deserves to die, 6 and he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.”
7 Nathan said to David, “You are the man! Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you out of the hand of Saul. 8 And I gave you your master’s house and your master’s wives into your arms and gave you the house of Israel and of Judah. And if this were too little, I would add to you as much more.
New International Version

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3 but the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb he had bought. He raised it, and it grew up with him and his children. It shared his food, drank from his cup and even slept in his arms. It was like a daughter to him.
4 Now a traveler came to the rich man, but the rich man refrained from taking one of his own sheep or cattle to prepare a meal for the traveler who had come to him. Instead, he took the ewe lamb that belonged to the poor man and prepared it for the one who had come to him."
5 David burned with anger against the man and said to Nathan, 'As surely as the LORD lives, the man who did this must die! 6 He must pay for that lamb four times over, because he did such a thing and had no pity.'
7 Then Nathan said to David, 'You are the man! This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you from the hand of Saul. 8 I gave your master's house to you, and your master's wives into your arms. I gave you all Israel and Judah. And if all this had been too little, I would have given you even more.
La Biblia de las Américas

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3 Pero el pobre no tenía más que una corderita que él había comprado y criado, la cual había crecido junto con él y con sus hijos. Comía de su pan, bebía de su copa y dormía en su seno, y era como una hija para él. 4 Vino un viajero al hombre rico y éste no quiso tomar de sus ovejas ni de sus vacas para preparar comida para el caminante que había venido a él, sino que tomó la corderita de aquel hombre pobre y la preparó para el hombre que había venido a él.
5 Y se encendió la ira de David en gran manera contra aquel hombre, y dijo a Natán: Vive el SEÑOR, que ciertamente el hombre que hizo esto merece morir ; 6 y debe pagar cuatro veces por la cordera, porque hizo esto y no tuvo compasión.
7 Entonces Natán dijo a David: Tú eres aquel hombre. Así dice el SEÑOR, Dios de Israel: “Yo te ungí rey sobre Israel y te libré de la mano de Saúl. 8 “Yo también entregué a tu cuidado la casa de tu señor y las mujeres de tu señor, y te di la casa de Israel y de Judá ; y si eso hubiera sido poco, te hubiera añadido muchas cosas como éstas.
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

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3 Pero el pobre no tenía más que una corderita Que él había comprado y criado, La cual había crecido junto con él y con sus hijos. Comía de su pan, bebía de su copa y dormía en su seno, Y era como una hija para él. 4 Vino un viajero a visitar al hombre rico Y éste no quiso tomar de sus ovejas ni de sus vacas Para preparar comida para el caminante que había venido a él, Sino que tomó la corderita de aquel hombre pobre y la preparó para el hombre que había venido a visitarlo.”
5 Y se encendió la ira de David en gran manera contra aquel hombre, y dijo a Natán: “Vive el SEÑOR, que ciertamente el hombre que hizo esto merece morir; 6 y debe pagar cuatro veces por la cordera, porque hizo esto y no tuvo compasión.”
7 Entonces Natán dijo a David: “Tú eres aquel hombre. Así dice el SEÑOR, Dios de Israel: ‘Yo te ungí rey sobre Israel y te libré de la mano de Saúl. 8 Yo también entregué a tu cuidado la casa de tu señor y las mujeres de tu señor, y te di la casa de Israel y de Judá; y si eso hubiera sido poco, te hubiera añadido muchas cosas como éstas.
Nueva Versión Internacional

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3 en cambio, el pobre no tenía más que una sola ovejita que él mismo había comprado y criado. La ovejita creció con él y con sus hijos: comía de su plato, bebía de su vaso y dormía en su regazo. Era para ese hombre como su propia hija. 4 Pero sucedió que un viajero llegó de visita a casa del hombre rico y, como este no quería matar ninguna de sus propias ovejas o vacas para darle de comer al huésped, le quitó al hombre pobre su única ovejita.
5 Tan grande fue el enojo de David contra aquel hombre, que le respondió a Natán: ?¡Tan cierto como que el SEÑOR vive, que quien hizo esto merece la muerte! 6 ¿Cómo pudo hacer algo tan ruin? ¡Ahora pagará cuatro veces el valor de la oveja!
7 Entonces Natán le dijo a David: ?¡Tú eres ese hombre! Así dice el SEÑOR, Dios de Israel: “Yo te ungí como rey sobre Israel, y te libré del poder de Saúl. 8 Te di el palacio de tu amo, y puse sus mujeres en tus brazos. También te permití gobernar a Israel y a Judá. Y por si esto hubiera sido poco, te habría dado mucho más.
Reina-Valera 1960

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3 pero el pobre no tenía más que una sola corderita, que él había comprado y criado, y que había crecido con él y con sus hijos juntamente, comiendo de su bocado y bebiendo de su vaso, y durmiendo en su seno; y la tenía como a una hija. 4 Y vino uno de camino al hombre rico; y éste no quiso tomar de sus ovejas y de sus vacas, para guisar para el caminante que había venido a él, sino que tomó la oveja de aquel hombre pobre, y la preparó para aquel que había venido a él. 5 Entonces se encendió el furor de David en gran manera contra aquel hombre, y dijo a Natán: Vive Jehová, que el que tal hizo es digno de muerte. 6 Y debe pagar la cordera con cuatro tantos, porque hizo tal cosa, y no tuvo misericordia.
7 Entonces dijo Natán a David: Tú eres aquel hombre. Así ha dicho Jehová, Dios de Israel: Yo te ungí por rey sobre Israel, y te libré de la mano de Saúl, 8 y te di la casa de tu señor, y las mujeres de tu señor en tu seno; además te di la casa de Israel y de Judá; y si esto fuera poco, te habría añadido mucho más.
Biblia del Jubileo

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3 mas el pobre no tenía más que una sola cordera, que él había comprado y criado, y que había crecido con él y con sus hijos juntamente, comiendo de su bocado, y bebiendo de su vaso, y durmiendo en su seno; y la tenía como a una hija. 4 Y vino uno de camino al hombre rico; y él no quiso tomar de sus ovejas y de sus vacas, para guisar al caminante que le había venido, sino que tomó la oveja de aquel hombre pobre, y la aderezó para el varón que le había venido. 5 Entonces se encendió el furor de David en gran manera contra aquel hombre, y dijo a Natán: Vive el SEÑOR, que el que tal hizo es digno de muerte; 6 y que él pagará la cordera con cuatro tantos, porque hizo esta tal cosa, y no tuvo misericordia. 7 Entonces dijo Natán a David: Tú eres aquel varón. Así dijo el SEÑOR, Dios de Israel: Yo te ungí por rey sobre Israel, y te libré de la mano de Saúl; 8 yo te di la casa de tu señor, y las mujeres de tu señor en tu seno; además de esto te di la casa de Israel y de Judá. Y si esto es poco, yo te añadiré tales y tales cosas.