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David and Bathsheba’s child dies
David fasted and prayed that his son would be spared. His son died.
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2 Sa 12:15–23

Then Nathan went to his house, and Yahweh struck the child that the wife of Uriah bore for David, and he became ill. David pleaded with God on behalf of the boy and David fasted. He went to spend the night and lay upon the ground. The elders of his household stood over him to lift him …

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