What about me?1 Where could I get rid of my disgrace? And what about you? You would be like one of the wicked fools in Israel. Please speak to the king; he will not keep me from being married to you."
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But he refused to listen to her, and since he was stronger than she, he raped her.2
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Then Amnon hated her with intense hatred. In fact, he hated her more than he had loved her. Amnon said to her, "Get up and get out!"
"No!" she said to him. "Sending me away would be a greater wrong than what you have already done to me." But he refused to listen to her.
He called his personal servant and said, "Get this woman out of here and bolt the door after her."
So his servant put her out and bolted the door after her. She was wearing a richly ornamented robe,3 for this was the kind of garment the virgin daughters of the king wore.
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Tamar put ashes4 on her head and tore the ornamented robe she was wearing. She put her hand on her head and went away, weeping aloud as she went.
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Her brother Absalom said to her, "Has that Amnon, your brother, been with you? Be quiet now, my sister; he is your brother. Don't take this thing to heart." And Tamar lived in her brother Absalom's house, a desolate woman.
When King David heard all this, he was furious.5
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Absalom never said a word to Amnon, either good or bad;6 he hated7 Amnon because he had disgraced his sister Tamar.
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Two years later, when Absalom's sheepshearers8 were at Baal Hazor near the border of Ephraim, he invited all the king's sons to come there.
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