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2 Samuel 13

NIV 1 In the course of time, Amnon son of David fell in love with Tamar, the beautiful sister of Absalom son of David. NIV 1 In the course of time, Amnon son of David fell in love with Tamar, the beautiful sister of Absalom son of David. NIV 2 Amnon became frustrated to the point of illness on account of his sister Tamar, for she was a virgin, and it seemed impossible for him to do anything to her. NIV 2 Amnon became frustrated to the point of illness on account of his sister Tamar, for she was a virgin, and it seemed impossible for him to do anything to her. NIV 3 Now Amnon had a friend named Jonadab son of Shimeah, David's brother. Jonadab was a very shrewd man. NIV 3 Now Amnon had a friend named Jonadab son of Shimeah, David's brother. Jonadab was a very shrewd man. NIV 4 He asked Amnon, "Why do you, the king's son, look so haggard morning after morning? Won't you tell me?" Amnon said to him, "I'm in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister." NIV 4 He asked Amnon, "Why do you, the king's son, look so haggard morning after morning? Won't you tell me?" Amnon said to him, "I'm in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister." NIV 5 "Go to bed and pretend to be ill," Jonadab said. "When your father comes to see you, say to him, 'I would like my sister Tamar to come and give me something to eat. Let her prepare the food in my sight so I may watch her and then eat it from her hand.' " NIV 5 "Go to bed and pretend to be ill," Jonadab said. "When your father comes to see you, say to him, 'I would like my sister Tamar to come and give me something to eat. Let her prepare the food in my sight so I may watch her and then eat it from her hand.' " NIV 6 So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill. When the king came to see him, Amnon said to him, "I would like my sister Tamar to come and make some special bread in my sight, so I may eat from her hand." NIV 6 So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill. When the king came to see him, Amnon said to him, "I would like my sister Tamar to come and make some special bread in my sight, so I may eat from her hand." NIV 7 David sent word to Tamar at the palace: "Go to the house of your brother Amnon and prepare some food for him." NIV 7 David sent word to Tamar at the palace: "Go to the house of your brother Amnon and prepare some food for him." NIV 8 So Tamar went to the house of her brother Amnon, who was lying down. She took some dough, kneaded it, made the bread in his sight and baked it. NIV 8 So Tamar went to the house of her brother Amnon, who was lying down. She took some dough, kneaded it, made the bread in his sight and baked it. NIV 9 Then she took the pan and served him the bread, but he refused to eat. "Send everyone out of here," Amnon said. So everyone left him. NIV 9 Then she took the pan and served him the bread, but he refused to eat. "Send everyone out of here," Amnon said. So everyone left him. NIV 10 Then Amnon said to Tamar, "Bring the food here into my bedroom so I may eat from your hand." And Tamar took the bread she had prepared and brought it to her brother Amnon in his bedroom. NIV 10 Then Amnon said to Tamar, "Bring the food here into my bedroom so I may eat from your hand." And Tamar took the bread she had prepared and brought it to her brother Amnon in his bedroom. NIV 11 But when she took it to him to eat, he grabbed her and said, "Come to bed with me, my sister." NIV 11 But when she took it to him to eat, he grabbed her and said, "Come to bed with me, my sister." NIV 12 "Don't, my brother!" she said to him. "Don't force me. Such a thing should not be done in Israel! Don't do this wicked thing. NIV 12 "Don't, my brother!" she said to him. "Don't force me. Such a thing should not be done in Israel! Don't do this wicked thing. NIV 13 What about me? 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." NIV 13 What about me? 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." NIV 14 But he refused to listen to her, and since he was stronger than she, he raped her. NIV 14 But he refused to listen to her, and since he was stronger than she, he raped her. NIV 15 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!" NIV 15 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!" NIV 16 "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. NIV 16 "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. NIV 17 He called his personal servant and said, "Get this woman out of here and bolt the door after her." NIV 17 He called his personal servant and said, "Get this woman out of here and bolt the door after her." NIV 18 So his servant put her out and bolted the door after her. She was wearing a richly ornamented robe, for this was the kind of garment the virgin daughters of the king wore. NIV 18 So his servant put her out and bolted the door after her. She was wearing a richly ornamented robe, for this was the kind of garment the virgin daughters of the king wore. NIV 19 Tamar put ashes 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. NIV 19 Tamar put ashes 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. NIV 20 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. NIV 20 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. NIV 21 When King David heard all this, he was furious. NIV 21 When King David heard all this, he was furious. NIV 22 Absalom never said a word to Amnon, either good or bad; he hated Amnon because he had disgraced his sister Tamar. NIV 22 Absalom never said a word to Amnon, either good or bad; he hated Amnon because he had disgraced his sister Tamar. NIV 23 Two years later, when Absalom's sheepshearers were at Baal Hazor near the border of Ephraim, he invited all the king's sons to come there. NIV 23 Two years later, when Absalom's sheepshearers were at Baal Hazor near the border of Ephraim, he invited all the king's sons to come there. NIV 24 Absalom went to the king and said, "Your servant has had shearers come. Will the king and his officials please join me?" NIV 24 Absalom went to the king and said, "Your servant has had shearers come. Will the king and his officials please join me?" NIV 25 "No, my son," the king replied. "All of us should not go; we would only be a burden to you." Although Absalom urged him, he still refused to go, but gave him his blessing. NIV 25 "No, my son," the king replied. "All of us should not go; we would only be a burden to you." Although Absalom urged him, he still refused to go, but gave him his blessing. NIV 26 Then Absalom said, "If not, please let my brother Amnon come with us." The king asked him, "Why should he go with you?" NIV 26 Then Absalom said, "If not, please let my brother Amnon come with us." The king asked him, "Why should he go with you?" NIV 27 But Absalom urged him, so he sent with him Amnon and the rest of the king's sons. NIV 27 But Absalom urged him, so he sent with him Amnon and the rest of the king's sons. NIV 28 Absalom ordered his men, "Listen! When Amnon is in high spirits from drinking wine and I say to you, 'Strike Amnon down,' then kill him. Don't be afraid. Have not I given you this order? Be strong and brave." NIV 28 Absalom ordered his men, "Listen! When Amnon is in high spirits from drinking wine and I say to you, 'Strike Amnon down,' then kill him. Don't be afraid. Have not I given you this order? Be strong and brave." NIV 29 So Absalom's men did to Amnon what Absalom had ordered. Then all the king's sons got up, mounted their mules and fled. NIV 29 So Absalom's men did to Amnon what Absalom had ordered. Then all the king's sons got up, mounted their mules and fled. NIV 30 While they were on their way, the report came to David: "Absalom has struck down all the king's sons; not one of them is left." NIV 30 While they were on their way, the report came to David: "Absalom has struck down all the king's sons; not one of them is left." NIV 31 The king stood up, tore his clothes and lay down on the ground; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn. NIV 31 The king stood up, tore his clothes and lay down on the ground; and all his servants stood by with their clothes torn. NIV 32 But Jonadab son of Shimeah, David's brother, said, "My lord should not think that they killed all the princes; only Amnon is dead. This has been Absalom's expressed intention ever since the day Amnon raped his sister Tamar. NIV 32 But Jonadab son of Shimeah, David's brother, said, "My lord should not think that they killed all the princes; only Amnon is dead. This has been Absalom's expressed intention ever since the day Amnon raped his sister Tamar. NIV 33 My lord the king should not be concerned about the report that all the king's sons are dead. Only Amnon is dead." NIV 33 My lord the king should not be concerned about the report that all the king's sons are dead. Only Amnon is dead." NIV 34 Meanwhile, Absalom had fled. Now the man standing watch looked up and saw many people on the road west of him, coming down the side of the hill. The watchman went and told the king, "I see men in the direction of Horonaim, on the side of the hill." NIV 34 Meanwhile, Absalom had fled. Now the man standing watch looked up and saw many people on the road west of him, coming down the side of the hill. The watchman went and told the king, "I see men in the direction of Horonaim, on the side of the hill." NIV 35 Jonadab said to the king, "See, the king's sons are here; it has happened just as your servant said." NIV 35 Jonadab said to the king, "See, the king's sons are here; it has happened just as your servant said." NIV 36 As he finished speaking, the king's sons came in, wailing loudly. The king, too, and all his servants wept very bitterly. NIV 36 As he finished speaking, the king's sons came in, wailing loudly. The king, too, and all his servants wept very bitterly. NIV 37 Absalom fled and went to Talmai son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. But King David mourned for his son every day. NIV 37 Absalom fled and went to Talmai son of Ammihud, the king of Geshur. But King David mourned for his son every day. NIV 38 After Absalom fled and went to Geshur, he stayed there three years. NIV 38 After Absalom fled and went to Geshur, he stayed there three years. NIV 39 And the spirit of the king longed to go to Absalom, for he was consoled concerning Amnon's death. NIV 39 And the spirit of the king longed to go to Absalom, for he was consoled concerning Amnon's death.