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Joab had sent him for.
SA2 11:23 And the messenger said unto David, Surely the men prevailed
against us, and came out unto us into the field, and we were upon them
even unto the entering of the gate.
SA2 11:24 And the shooters shot from off the wall upon thy servants;
and some of the king's servants be dead, and thy servant Uriah the
Hittite is dead also.
SA2 11:25 Then David said unto the messenger, Thus shalt thou say unto
Joab, Let not this thing displease thee, for the sword devoureth one as
well as another: make thy battle more strong against the city, and
overthrow it: and encourage thou him.
King James Bible