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2 Samuel 13:32

Overview - 2 Samuel 13
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.
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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.
 


Jonadab
3-5

Shimeah
1 Samuel 16:9

Shammah
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.

appointment
Hebrew mouth. determined. or, settled.
Genesis 27:41 ; Psalms 7:14 ; Proverbs 24:11 Proverbs 24:12
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