|Overview - 2 Samuel 13|
|1||Amnon loving Tamar, by Jonadab's counsel feigning himself sick, ravishes her.|
|15||He hates her, and shamefully turns her away.|
|19||Absalom entertains her, and conceals his purpose.|
|23||At a sheep-shearing among all the king's sons, he kills Amnon.|
|31||David grieving at the news, is comforted by Jonadab.|
|37||Absalom flies to Talmai at Geshur.|
2 Samuel 13:32 (King James Version)
And Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David's brother, answered and said, Let not my lord suppose that they have slain all the young men the king's sons; for Amnon only is dead: for by the appointment of Absalom this hath been determined from the day that he forced his sister Tamar.
- 1 Samuel 16:9
- David's brother.
- This was a very bad man: he had given his cousin Amnon the most detestable advice; and here speaks coolly of a most bloody tragedy of which he had been the cause.
- Hebrew mouth. determined. or, settled.
- Genesis 27:41 ; Psalms 7:14 ; Proverbs 24:11 Proverbs 24:12