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Friday, 15 October 2010

The Story of David and Bathsheba (and cuckolded husband Uriah)!

The Story of David and Bathsheba (and cuckolded husband Uriah)! 
One of the earliest Cuckolded husband was Uriah, who was sent to his death by King David. The cuckolded child, however died in still-birth.

David lusts after a married woman Bathsheba, lies down with her (in the absence of the husband), impregnates her, tries to convince the husband to lie with his wife (to cover up the pregnancy), fails to convince the husband, then condemns him in the warfront, gets him killed, and marries the widow.

God punishes David and there are outcomes for the next generation as well.
Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed; To turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless!
Isaiah 10 (vs. 1f)

And it came to pass in the morning, that David wrote a letter to Joab, and sent it by the hand of Uriah. And he wrote in the letter, saying, Set ye Uriah in the forefront of the hottest battle, and retire ye from him, that he may be smitten, and die.
Book 10 (2 Samuel 11.14)

The correlation between Isaiah 10 and David's sin recorded in Book 10 is astounding. It began with David's violation of the Tenth Commandment when he coveted his neighbor Uriah's wife:
And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king’s house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon. 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?

The violation of the Tenth Commandment led directly to violation of the Seventh:

And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in unto him, and he lay with her; for she was purified from her uncleanness: and she returned unto her house. And the woman conceived, and sent and told David, and said, I am with child.

This represents perhaps the greatest violation of the Seventh Commandment in all the Bible.
David then tries to deceive Uriah in violation of the Ninth Commandment. When this fails, he chooses to violate the Sixth Commandment, and has Uriah killed, as quoted at the head of the page.

And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul; 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. 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.

Here is the punishment meted out to David becuase of his sin:

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. Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives beforee thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun. For thou didst it secretly: but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun. And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the LORD.

These all come from the Tenth Commandment!
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.

David's own son Absalom slept with the wives of David, and had a rebellion against David.

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