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And when the mourning was past, David sent and fetched her to his house, and she became his wife, and bare him a son. But the thing that David had done displeased ° the LORD.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

11:27 the mourning was past. There was an official period of formal mourning, probably seven days. David wanted to marry Bathsheba as quickly as possible, so that the coming child would not so obviously be the product of adultery.

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