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2 Samuel 11:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And David send and inquired after the woman. And one said, Is not this Bath-sheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And David sent and enquired after the woman. And [one] said, [Is] not this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So David sent and inquired about the woman. And one said, “Is this not Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite?”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And David sent and inquired after the woman. And [one] said, [Is] not this Bath-sheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and David sent and inquired after the woman. And one said, Is not this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Urijah the Hittite?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And David sent and enquired after the woman,—and one said—Is not, this, Bath-sheba, daughter of Eliam, wife of Uriah the Hittite?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and David sendeth and inquireth about the woman, and saith, 'Is not this Bath-Sheba, daughter of Eliam, wife of Uriah the Hittite?'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the king sent, and inquired who the woman was. And it was told him, that she was Bethsabee the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Urias the Hethite.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Dauid sent and enquired after the woman: and one said, Is not this Bath-sheba the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And David sent and enquired about the woman: and [one] said, [Is] not this Beersheba{gr.Bersabee} the daughter of Aholiab{gr.Eliab}, the wife of Uriah{gr.Urias} the Hittite{gr.Chettite}?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Dawid sent and enquired after the woman. And [one] said, [Is] not this Bath Sheva, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriyyah the Chitti?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Dwi דָּוִד 1732
{1732} Prime
דָּוִד
David
{daw-veed'}
From the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse.
sent 7971
{7971} Prime
שָׁלַח
shalach
{shaw-lakh'}
A primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and enquired 1875
{1875} Prime
דּרשׁ
darash
{daw-rash'}
A primitive root; properly to tread or frequent; usually to follow (for pursuit or search); by implication to seek or ask; specifically to worship.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
after the woman. 802
{0802} Prime
אִשָּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
And [one] said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[Is] not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
this x2063
(2063) Complement
זֹאת
zo'th
{zothe'}
Irregular feminine of H2089; this (often used adverbially).
Ba eva` בַּת־שֶׁבַע, 1339
{1339} Prime
בַּת־שֶׁבַע
Bath-Sheba`
{bath-sheh'-bah}
From H1323 and H7651 (in the sense of H7650); daughter of an oath; BathSheba, the mother of Solomon.
the daughter 1323
{1323} Prime
בַּת
bath
{bath}
From H1129 (as feminine of H1121); a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively).
of l`m אֱלִיעָם, 463
{0463} Prime
אֱלִיעָם
'Eliy`am
{el-ee-awm'}
From H0410 and H5971; God of (the) people; Eliam, an Israelite.
the wife 802
{0802} Prime
אִשָּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
of riyy אוּרִיָּה 223
{0223} Prime
אוּרִיָּהוּ
'Uwriyah
{oo-ree-yaw'}
From H0217 and H3050; flame of Jah; Urijah, the name of one Hittite and five Israelites.
the itt חִתִּי? 2850
{2850} Prime
חִתִּי
Chittiy
{khit-tee'}
Patronymic from H2845; a Chittite, or descendant of Cheth.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Samuel 11:3

_ _ one said — literally, “he said to himself,”

_ _ Is not this Bath-sheba? etc. — She seems to have been a celebrated beauty, whose renown had already reached the ears of David, as happens in the East, from reports carried by the women from harem to harem.

_ _ Bath-sheba, the daughter of Eliam — or Ammiel (1 Chronicles 3:5), one of David’s worthies (2 Samuel 23:34), and son of Ahithophel.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 11:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Samuel 11:3

He inquired — Instead of suppressing that desire which the sight of his eyes had kindled, he seeks rather to feed it; and first enquires who she was; that if she were unmarried, he might make her either his wife or his concubine.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Samuel 11:3

And David sent and enquired after the woman. And [one] said, [Is] not this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the (c) Hittite?

(c) Who was not an born an Israelite, but converted to the true religion.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
sent:

Jeremiah 5:8 They were [as] fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife.
Hosea 7:6-7 For they have made ready their heart like an oven, whiles they lie in wait: their baker sleepeth all the night; in the morning it burneth as a flaming fire. ... They are all hot as an oven, and have devoured their judges; all their kings are fallen: [there is] none among them that calleth unto me.
James 1:14-15 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. ... Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.

Bathsheba:
or, Bath-shua

Eliam:
or, Ammiel,
1 Chronicles 3:5 And these were born unto him in Jerusalem; Shimea, and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, four, of Bathshua the daughter of Ammiel:

Uriah:

2 Samuel 23:39 Uriah the Hittite: thirty and seven in all.
1 Chronicles 11:41 Uriah the Hittite, Zabad the son of Ahlai,
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2S 23:39. 1Ch 3:5; 11:41. Jr 5:8. Ho 7:6. Jm 1:14.

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