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and went in, and lay all night upon the earth.
SA2 12:17 And the elders of his house arose, and went to him, to raise
him up from the earth: but he would not, neither did he eat bread with
SA2 12:18 And it came to pass on the seventh day, that the child died.
And the servants of David feared to tell him that the child was dead:
for they said, Behold, while the child was yet alive, we spake unto him,
and he would not hearken unto our voice: how will he then vex himself,
if we tell him that the child is dead?
SA2 12:19 But when David saw that his servants whispered, David
perceived that the child was dead: therefore David said unto his
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