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2 Samuel 12:4-11

New American Standard Bible

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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! 9 Why have you despised the word of the LORD, by doing evil in His sight? You have struck and killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword, you have taken his wife as your wife, and you have slaughtered him with the sword of the sons of Ammon. 10 Now then, the sword shall never leave your house, because you have despised Me and have taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your wife.’ 11 This is what the LORD says: ‘Behold, I am going to raise up evil against you from your own household; I will even take your wives before your eyes and give them to your companion, and he will sleep with your wives in broad daylight.
King James Version

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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. 9 Wherefore hast thou despised the commandment of the LORD, to do evil in his sight? thou hast killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword, and hast taken his wife to be thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon. 10 Now therefore the sword shall never depart from thine house; because thou hast despised me, and hast taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be thy wife. 11 Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.
Christian Standard Bible

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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. 9 Why then have you despised the Lord's command by doing what I consider evil? You struck down Uriah the Hethite with the sword and took his wife as your own wife--you murdered him with the Ammonite's sword. 10 Now therefore, the sword will never leave your house because you despised me and took the wife of Uriah the Hethite to be your own wife.'
11 "This is what the Lord says, 'I am going to bring disaster on you from your own family: I will take your wives and give them to another before your very eyes, and he will sleep with them in broad daylight.
New Living Translation

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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. 9 Why, then, have you despised the word of the LORD and done this horrible deed? For you have murdered Uriah the Hittite with the sword of the Ammonites and stolen his wife. 10 From this time on, your family will live by the sword because you have despised me by taking Uriah's wife to be your own.
11 'This is what the LORD says: Because of what you have done, I will cause your own household to rebel against you. I will give your wives to another man before your very eyes, and he will go to bed with them in public view.
English Standard Version

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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. 9 Why have you despised the word of the LORD, to do what is evil in his sight? You have struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and have taken his wife to be your wife and have killed him with the sword of the Ammonites. 10 Now therefore the sword shall never depart from your house, because you have despised me and have taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your wife.’ 11 Thus says the LORD, ‘Behold, I will raise up evil against you out of your own house. And I will take your wives before your eyes and give them to your neighbor, and he shall lie with your wives in the sight of this sun.
New International Version

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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. 9 Why did you despise the word of the LORD by doing what is evil in his eyes? You struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword and took his wife to be your own. You killed him with the sword of the Ammonites. 10 Now, therefore, the sword will never depart from your house, because you despised me and took the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your own.'
11 This is what the LORD says: 'Out of your own household I am going to bring calamity on you. Before your very eyes I will take your wives and give them to one who is close to you, and he will sleep with your wives in broad daylight.
La Biblia de las Américas

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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. 9 “¿Por qué has despreciado la palabra del SEÑOR haciendo lo malo a sus ojos? Has matado a espada a Urías hitita, y has tomado a su mujer para que sea mujer tuya, y lo has matado con la espada de los hijos de Amón. 10 “Ahora pues, la espada nunca se apartará de tu casa, porque me has despreciado y has tomado la mujer de Urías hitita para que sea tu mujer.” 11 Así dice el SEÑOR: “He aquí, de tu misma casa levantaré el mal contra ti; y aun tomaré tus mujeres delante de tus ojos y las daré a tu compañero, y éste se acostará con tus mujeres a plena luz del día.
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

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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. 9 ¿Por qué has despreciado la palabra del SEÑOR haciendo lo malo ante Sus ojos? Has matado a espada a Urías el Hitita, has tomado su mujer para que sea mujer tuya, y a él lo has matado con la espada de los Amonitas. 10 Ahora pues, la espada nunca se apartará de tu casa, porque Me has despreciado y has tomado la mujer de Urías el Hitita para que sea tu mujer.’”
11 “Así dice el SEÑOR: ‘Por eso, de tu misma casa levantaré el mal contra ti; y aun tomaré tus mujeres delante de tus ojos y las daré a tu compañero, y éste se acostará con tus mujeres a plena luz del día.
Nueva Versión Internacional

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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. 9 ¿Por qué, entonces, despreciaste la palabra del SEÑOR haciendo lo que le desagrada? ¡Asesinaste a Urías el hitita para apoderarte de su esposa! ¡Lo mataste con la espada de los amonitas! 10 Por eso la espada jamás se apartará de tu familia, pues me despreciaste al tomar la esposa de Urías el hitita para hacerla tu mujer”.
11 »Pues bien, así dice el SEÑOR: “Yo haré que el desastre que mereces surja de tu propia familia, y ante tus propios ojos tomaré a tus mujeres y se las daré a otro, el cual se acostará con ellas en pleno día.
Reina-Valera 1960

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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. 9 ¿Por qué, pues, tuviste en poco la palabra de Jehová, haciendo lo malo delante de sus ojos? A Urías heteo heriste a espada, y tomaste por mujer a su mujer, y a él lo mataste con la espada de los hijos de Amón. 10 Por lo cual ahora no se apartará jamás de tu casa la espada, por cuanto me menospreciaste, y tomaste la mujer de Urías heteo para que fuese tu mujer. 11 Así ha dicho Jehová: He aquí yo haré levantar el mal sobre ti de tu misma casa, y tomaré tus mujeres delante de tus ojos, y las daré a tu prójimo, el cual yacerá con tus mujeres a la vista del sol.
Biblia del Jubileo

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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. 9 ¿Por qué pues tuviste en poco la palabra del SEÑOR, haciendo lo malo delante de sus ojos? A Urías heteo heriste a cuchillo, y tomaste por tu mujer a su mujer, y a él mataste con el cuchillo de los hijos de Amón. 10 Por lo cual ahora no se apartará cuchillo de tu casa perpetuamente; por cuanto me menospreciaste, y tomaste la mujer de Urías heteo para que fuese tu mujer. 11 Así dijo el SEÑOR: He aquí yo despertaré sobre ti mal de tu misma casa, y tomaré tus mujeres delante de tus ojos, y las daré a tu prójimo, el cual yacerá con tus mujeres a la vista de este sol.