2 Samuel > Chapter 12. “David’s sin at home had hindered Joab’s good success abroad, and retarded the conquest of this city Rabbah, which now is ready to be taken, that David reconciled to God may have the honour of it.” (Trapp). If such children go to heaven, it is not because they are innocent and deserve heaven, but because the rich mercy of God has been extended to them also. Other men who had been guilty of such failure might have defended their actions, might have slain the prophet. ” shows how passionate his indignation is. This Life of David has supplied a great lack." 2 The rich man had a very large number of sheep and cattle, 3 but the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb he had bought. If the children of non-Christian parents are saved and do go to heaven – even some of them – it is important to understand that it is not because they are. i. What I should have said is that my tongue has caused a lot of trouble in this church.” Her pastor whispered to the leader, “Now she’s talking.”, iv. New American Standard Version. ii. It put David in the right place to receive what he must from God, but it did not “force” God to change His plan. The days of blessing and fruitfulness were not over for David. 4. We can’t despise God’s commandments without despising Him. Then he took their king’s crown from his head. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. He raised it, and it grew up with him and his children. the precious stones--Hebrew, "stone"; was a round ball composed of pearls and other jewels, which was in the crown, and probably taken out of it to be inserted in David's own crown. Then David and all the people returned to Jerusalem. This is because when the child was conceived Uriah was alive and Bathsheba was, . David’s prophet (metaphorically) turned into the LORD as he quoted God speaking to David. 11. The days of blessing and fruitfulness were not over for David. 12:1-14 God will not suffer his people to lie still in sin. Many who live in either open or hidden sin seem to believe it has no effect or little effect on their relationship with God. CHAPTER 12. c. The child who is born to you shall surely die: There is a difference in judgment for sin and judgment by sin. Then the LORD sent Nathan to David. 8. “The greatest griefs are not always the most verbal. Let’s dive right in! It isn’t “we” though it was true that he was not the only sinner. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. This principle is also true regarding pornography and lust. It ate of his own food and drank from his own cup and lay in his bosom; and it was like a daughter to him. You did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel. God chose this son among David’s many sons to be heir to the throne and the ancestor of the Messiah to demonstrate the truth that God forgives repentant sinners. 2 Samuel 8-12 Deep Diving Bible Study. 2 Samuel chapter 12. Each time before this she is called the wife of Uriah. When God’s judgment is announced or present, we shouldn’t receive it passively or fatalistically. This statement from the prophet Nathan relates to one of the great questions regarding the nature of the forgiveness of sins that was available to worthies of the O.T. When God’s judgment is announced or present, we shouldn’t receive it passively or fatalistically. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. King David's excursion into adultery reveals that, regardless of one's state in life, one cannot commit it without damaging relationships any more than murder. And Nathan said to David, “The LORD also has put away your sin; you shall not die. 2 Samuel 12:4 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. 2 "The rich man had a great many flocks and herds. Also he brought out the spoil of the city in great abundance. Then his servants said to him, “What is this that you have done? It is God’s way of saying, “Uriah’s death and the subsequent marriage, David therefore pleaded with God for the child. What … 24, 25. So David gathered all the people together and went to Rabbah, fought against it, and took it. . b. I anointed you… I delivered you… I gave you… and gave you the house of Israel and Judah… I also would have given you much more: Through Nathan, God explained to David that his sin was really a base expression of ingratitude. Because David responded with confession and repentance, there was sill a crown for David’s head. e. I have sinned against the LORD: After meditation, David more eloquently expressed his repentance in Psalm 51. i. 2 Samuel 12:10. : David’s confession is a good example. 2 Samuel 12:1-15 New International Version (NIV) Nathan Rebukes David. And a traveler came to the rich man, who refused to take from his own flock and from his own herd to prepare one for the wayfaring man who had come to him; but he took the poor man’s lamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him.”. iii. How does 2 Samuel chapter 12 fit with the surrounding context? In part, this principle in context warns us against trying to undo the past in regard to relationships. There was chastisement for David’s sin, but it did not mean that his life was ruined. 2 The rich … And the LORD struck the child that Uriah’s wife bore to David, and it became ill. David therefore pleaded with God for the child, and David fasted and went in and lay all night on the ground. I will take your wives before your eyes and give them to your neighbor. Now Joab fought against Rabbah of the people of Ammon, and took the royal city. e. So he called his name Jedidiah: The name Jedidiah means, “loved of the LORD.” It was God’s way of saying that He would love and bless this son of David and Bathsheba. Leviticus 18 describes the sin of. Not so with this man. i. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. d. You have killed Uriah… you have taken his wife: This is another way of saying, “You are the man!” God won’t allow David to blame anyone or anything else. . It made David receptive to the message of the story. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 2 Samuel 12:1-6 New International Version (NIV) Nathan Rebukes David. was greatest of all. God tells us to repent of whatever sin is there and then to move on. II Samuel 12:9-14 describes the cause-and-effect process.. i. David had to condemn his own sin before he could find forgiveness. Joab fought against Rabbah--The time during which this siege lasted, since the intercourse with Bath-sheba, and the birth of at least one child, if not two, occurred during the progress of it, probably extended over two years. a. This shows that God didn’t only want to heal David of the guilt of his sin; He also wanted to heal David of the presence of this sin. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; according to the multitude of Your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions. 2 SAMUEL COMMENTARY W G BLAIKIE. His domestics were surprised at his conduct, and in explanation of its singularity, it is necessary to remark that the custom in the East is to leave the nearest relative of a deceased person to the full and undisturbed indulgence of his grief, till on the third or fourth day at farthest ( John 11:17 ). He also had to, something to the man he took something from. It was common in those days to keep a lamb as a pet, and Nathan used this story of the pet lamb to speak to his friend David. There were two men in one city: With wisdom and courage, Nathan used a story to get the message through to David. 2 Samuel 12 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this verse-by-verse commentary contain gems of information found nowhere outside the ancient Jewish writings c. He took their king’s crown… it was set on David’s head: David’s sin didn’t take away his crown. 2 Samuel 12:1 Then the LORD sent Nathan to David. bare a son, and he called his name Solomon--that is, "peaceable." The history furnishes conclusive evidence that he never actually married any of the wives of Saul. However, because by this deed you have given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, the child also. : David’s sense of righteous indignation was so affected by his own guilt that he commanded a death sentence for the hypothetical case brought by Nathan, even though it wasn’t a capital crime. David was not himself doomed, according to his own view of what justice demanded ( 2 Samuel 12:5 ); but he had to suffer a quadruple expiation in the successive deaths of four sons, besides a lengthened train of other evils. Then on the seventh day it came to pass that the child died. i. . I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, &c.--The prophet speaks of God threatening to do what He only permitted to be done. Nathan Rebukes David. For You do not desire sacrifice, or else I would give it; You do not delight in burnt offering. a. David gathered all the people together and went to Rabbah: This was the final phase of David’s restoration. But how easy and how wicked is it, for children to take advantage of good parents, and to deceive them with the show of religion! The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, and a broken and contrite heart – these, O God, You will not despise. Many who live in either open or hidden sin seem to believe it has no effect or little effect on their relationship with God. Went in to her and lay with her: This shows that God did not command that David forsake or leave Bathsheba, even though his marriage to her was originally sinful. So David’s anger was greatly aroused against the man, and he said to Nathan. And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. But the poor man had nothing, except one little ewe lamb which he had bought and nourished; and it grew up together with him and with his children. But despising God’s commandment means despising God Himself, and we can’t have fellowship with God and despise Him at the same time. Adultery and sexual immorality are theft – taking something that does not belong to us. David realized that he especially sinned against God. … 2 Samuel 12. This was fulfilled in 2 Samuel 16:21-22. This shows that God didn’t only want to heal David of the, Then Nathan departed to his house. He immediately knew what the Bible said about those who steal sheep: If a man steals an ox or a sheep, and slaughters it or sells it, he shall restore five oxen for an ox and four sheep for a sheep (Exodus 22:1). Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. “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.”. 7. It would eat of his bread and drink of his cup and lie in his bosom, And was like a daughter to him. When I read of how David, the man after God’s heart, the courageous man of faith, the sweet psalmist of Israel, fell into the sins of adultery, deception, murder, and hypocrisy, I am horrified. Story of the rich man and the sheep (1-4) II. and it was very sick--The first visible chastisement inflicted on David appeared on the person of that child which was the evidence and monument of his guilt. Sadly, often the innocent suffers because of the sin of the guilty. We saw a “bed and breakfast” sign and traveled along the country road until we found the place -- a very quaint farm. Rabbit Trails. If the children of non-Christian parents are saved and do go to heaven – even some of them – it is important to understand that it is not because they are innocent. Its great weight makes it probable that it was like many ancient crowns, not worn, but suspended over the head, or fixed on a canopy on the top of the throne. When confronted with sin, kings often say, “Off with their head.” David showed that God was working on his heart all along, and Nathan’s confrontation was just the last piece of that work. The surprise of David's servants, then, who had seen his bitter anguish while the child was sick, arose apparently from this, that when he found it was dead, he who had so deeply lamented arose of himself from the earth, without waiting for their coming to him, immediately bathed and anointed himself, instead of appearing as a mourner, and after worshiping God with solemnity, returned to his wonted repast, without any interposition of others. He raised it, and it grew up with him and his children. David immediately passed sentence on the guilty man of Nathan’s story. Bath-sheba . : David’s sin displeased the LORD but David didn’t listen to the conviction of the Holy Spirit or to his conscience. ii. Great need there is of prudence in giving reproofs. And it was set on David’s head. meant that David would be spared the penalty for adultery commanded under the Law of Moses. The idea is that the nakedness of others doesn’t belong to us, and it is theft if we take it. So the elders of his house arose and went to him, to raise him up from the ground. 1 Corinthians 7:14 is an additional promise of assurance that the children of believers are saved, at least until they come to an age of personal accountability (which may differ for each child). David acted as if God’s command was wrong and to be, You have killed Uriah… you have taken his wife. Then David comforted Bathsheba his wife, and went in to her and lay with her. 12 The Lord sent Nathan to David. 2 Samuel 12 Matthew Henry's Commentary. 2 Samuel 12:12. Then the other relatives and friends visit him, invite him to eat, lead him to a bath, and bring him a change of dress, which is necessary from his having sat or lain on the ground. Therefore David said to his servants, “Is the child dead?” And they said, “He is dead.” So David arose from the ground, washed and anointed himself, and changed his clothes; and he went into the house of the LORD and worshiped. c. Why have you despised the commandment of the LORD, to do evil in His sight: In Psalm 19:8, David said: The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes. As sons and daughters of guilty Adam, we are also born guilty. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, “I have fought against Rabbah, and I have taken the city’s water, Joab fought against Rabbah and the people of Ammon, and took the royal city. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. 12. “The rich. i. Thus says the LORD God of Israel: ‘I anointed you king over Israel, and I delivered you from the hand of Saul. “Thus says the LORD: ‘Behold, I will raise up adversity against you from 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. You are the man: With this, Nathan applied the parable with alarming simplicity. “Long before his sin with Bathsheba, there were various indications as to David’s special liability to temptation. However, we have no similar promise for the children of parents who are not Christians. “This was downright plain dealing indeed.” (Trapp), ii. When he came to him, he said, “There were two men in a certain town, one rich and the other poor. But despising God’s commandment means despising God Himself, and we can’t have fellowship with God and despise Him at the same time. “Absalom abused his father’s concubines on the house-top: and haply on that same terrace from whence he first looked, liked, and lusted after Bath-sheba.” (Trapp). God forgave David’s sin, but He would not shield him from every consequence of the sin. The principal men of Jerusalem joined Absalom's feast upon his sacrifice. The man who has done this shall surely die: David’s sense of righteous indignation was so affected by his own guilt that he commanded a death sentence for the hypothetical case brought by Nathan, even though it wasn’t a capital crime. David had to face the consequences of his sin, beginning with the death of the child born by Bathsheba. He went into the house of the LORD and worshiped. When God gave all this to David and had so much more to give him, David sought out sin instead. 12 The Lord sent Nathan to David. "The Lord has put away your sin; you shall not die" (2 Samuel 12:13). A Teachable Heart. And Nathan said to David, “The LORD also has put away your sin; you shall not die. Lectures to my Students, Vol. i. 2 Samuel 11-12:25 • The Spiritual Snowball Effect This study comes from week 35 of the Reading Plan, 2 Samuel 7-12. : Nathan did not ask David for a judicial decision, and David naturally assumed the story was true. b. 2 Samuel 8:2 2 And he defeated Moab and he measured them with a line, making them lie down on the ground. a. David comforted Bathsheba his wife: This is the first time the Biblical writer called this woman Bathsheba except for the mere reporting of her name in 2 Samuel 11:3. (1 John 1:6). This illustrates an important principle: : Though Uriah was dead, and David was legally married to Bathsheba, the Biblical writer still refered to Bathsheba as, . Psalm 51 and 32. Now the LORD loved him, and He sent word by the hand of Nathan the prophet: So he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. This is an indication that babies and perhaps children who pass from this world to the next will go to heaven. There were a number of farms, but not so many towns in which to find a place to stay for the night. The sword shall never depart from your house: God promised that from that day forward David would know violence and bloodshed among his own family members. We should cry out to God in repentance and ask for His grace and mercy. What David did was not unusual among the kings and rulers of the world, but it should be unusual among God’s people. “The biblical writer does not hesitate to attribute directly to the Lord the sickness of this child, in accordance with the prophet’s word.” (Baldwin). We should cry out to God in repentance and ask for His grace and mercy. iv. God exacted fourfold restitution for Uriah from four of David’s sons: Bathsheba’s child, Amnon, Absalom, and Adonijah. "The first was taken by Joab, but the honor of capturing so strongly a fortified place as the other was an honor reserved for the king himself.". In this sense, the confession of our sin needs to be specific. (5-6) David condemns the cruel man of Nathan’s story. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. And he came to him and said, "There were two men in one city, the one rich and the other poor. At the end of his suffering, the child went to eternal glory. 2 Samuel 15 – Absalom’s Rebellion A. Absalom’s deceptive take-over. Can I bring him back again? After this it happened that Absalom provided himself with chariots and horses, and fifty men to run before him. : David was in victory once again. Then he went to his own house; and when he requested, they set food before him, and he ate. But then life moves along at a brisk pace with David marrying the newly widowed … Continue reading "Commentary on 2 Samuel 11:26—12:10, 13-15" Had David refused the voice of Nathan the Prophet it might have. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. Then he took their king’s crown from his head. ” God won’t allow David to blame anyone or anything else. 2 Samuel 12 is one of the most compelling stories of injustice uncovered. So David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the LORD.”. Why have you despised the commandment of the LORD, to do evil in His sight? He wanted David to consider Bathsheba not only as an individual but also as, “Thus says the LORD: ‘Behold, I will raise up adversity against you from your own house; and I will take your wives before your eyes and give, I will raise up adversity against you from your own house. : God didn’t even use Bathsheba’s own name. New International Version. Though he fell, he was not utterly cast down, but, by the grace of God, recovered himself, and found mercy with God. b. I. Had David refused the voice of Nathan the Prophet it might have. And the Moabites became servants to David and brought tribute. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. i. It is forgiven, and a price is paid. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. He knew God, and he knew the wrong of his action, and he confessed his sin.” (Morgan). Nathan rebukes David (7-12) IV. c. Have sinned: David didn’t use elaborate or soft vocabulary. He did not hold a grudge against David and Bathsheba. So she bore a son, and he called his name Solomon. They are demonstrations of radical submission and surrender to God’s power and will. a. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. And he brought out the people who were in it, and put them to work with saws and iron picks and iron axes, and made them cross over to the brick works. I gave thee thy master's house, and thy master's wives--The phraseology means nothing more than that God in His providence had given David, as king of Israel, everything that was Saul's. GOOD MORNING! means, “loved of the LORD.” It was God’s way of saying that He would love and bless this son of David and Bathsheba. The fact is, that David's loss of character by the discovery of his crimes, tended, in the natural course of things, to diminish the respect of his family, to weaken the authority of his government, and to encourage the prevalence of many disorders throughout his kingdom. 2. Its weight was a talent of gold, with precious stones. 2 Samuel 13 Chapter 12 The foregoing chapter gave us the account of David’s sin; this gives us the account of his repentance. 2 Samuel 12 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by Charles Ellicott has been an oft consulted resource by many a preacher! There are no small sins against a great God, and great sins are even greater. Leviticus 18 describes the sin of uncovering the nakedness of those other than our spouse. It looked like the perfect place, and in many ways it was. 2 The rich man had a very large number of sheep and cattle, 3 but the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb he had bought. Consequences of Sin – 2 Samuel 12 Inductive Bible Study. Joab was about to complete the defeat of the Ammonites. d. Against the LORD: This expressed the enormity of David’s sin. ii. The ability to worship and honor God in a time of trial or crisis is a wonderful demonstration of spiritual confidence. Who refused to take from his own flock… he took the poor man’s lamb, i. He also had to restore something to the man he took something from. f. I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me: David was confident that his son would meet him in heaven. b. (13b-14) Forgiveness and the immediate consequences of David’s sin. He placed the blame squarely on his own shoulders. He took their king’s crown… it was set on David’s head, : David’s sin didn’t take away his crown. David’s awareness of sin, desire for cleansing, recognition of God’s righteous judgment, and understanding of what God wants are each clear in Psalm 51. c. You did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel: In these judgments, David will reap what he has sown – with interest. His sin did not condemn him to a life of failure and defeat. ii. b. i. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. : This shows that God did not command that David forsake or leave Bathsheba, even though his marriage to her was originally sinful. David knew that true repentance means restitution. : This was the final phase of David’s restoration. He was to honor God in the marriage commitment he made, even though it began in sin. David knew the words of the Bible but was distant from the Author. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. Wow. Though the child died, the chastisement was really upon David and Bathsheba and not upon the child. 2 Samuel Chapter 12 Summary. i. David believed the word of the prophet, “, The LORD also has put away your sin; you shall not die, You have given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, : David did this by doing just what those. ii. The LORD also has put away your sin: God’s forgiveness was immediate. There was chastisement for David’s sin, but it did not mean that his life was ruined. We can’t despise God’s commandments without despising Him. 15-23. the Lord struck the child . The scary thing is, this did not happen when David was in his teens or early twenties. For you did it secretly, but I will do this thing before all Israel, before the sun.’”. And he came to him, and said to him: “There were two men in one city, one rich and the other poor. Born to you shall surely die, I also would have given you more. 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