2 Samuel 13:16-26 CSB

16 "No," she cried,a "sending me away is much worse than the great wrong you've already done to me!" But he refused to listen to her.

References for 2 Samuel 13:16

    • f 13:16 - Lit she said to him
      17 Instead, he called to the servant who waited on him: "Throw this woman out and bolt the door behind her!"
      18 Amnon's servant threw her out and bolted the door behind her. Now Tamar was wearing a long-sleevedb garment, because this is what the king's virgin daughters wore.

      References for 2 Samuel 13:18

        • g 13:18 - Or an ornamented; Gn 37:3
          19 Tamar put ashes on her head and tore the long-sleeved garment she was wearing. She put her hand on her headc and went away weeping.

          References for 2 Samuel 13:19

              20 Her brother Absalom said to her: "Has your brother Amnon been with you? Be quiet for now, my sister. He is your brother. Don't take this thing to heart." So Tamar lived as a desolate womand in the house of her brother Absalom.

              References for 2 Samuel 13:20

                • i 13:20 - Isa 54:1; 62:4

                  Absalom Murders Amnon

                  21 When King David heard about all these things, he was furious.e

                  References for 2 Samuel 13:21

                    • j 13:21 - LXX, DSS add but he did not grieve the spirit of Amnon his son, for he loved him because he was his firstborn; 1 Kg 1:6
                      22 Absalom didn't say anything to Amnon, either good or bad, because he hated Amnon since he disgraced his sister Tamar.
                      23 Two years later, Absalom's sheepshearers were at Baal-hazor near Ephraim, and Absalom invited all the king's sons.
                      24 Then he went to the king and said, "Your servant has just hired sheepshearers. Will the king and his servants please come with your servant?"
                      25 The king replied to Absalom, "No, my son, we should not all go, or we would be a burden to you." Although Absalom urged him, he wasn't willing to go, though he did bless him.
                      26 "If not," Absalom said, "please let my brother Amnon go with us." The king asked him, "Why should he go with you?"