26 Then Absalom said, “If not, please let my brother Amnon come with us.” The king asked him, “Why should he go with you?”

Read 2 Samuel 13:26 Using Other Translations

Then said Absalom, If not, I pray thee, let my brother Amnon go with us. And the king said unto him, Why should he go with thee?
Then Absalom said, "If not, please let my brother Amnon go with us." And the king said to him, "Why should he go with you?"
“Well, then,” Absalom said, “if you can’t come, how about sending my brother Amnon with us?” “Why Amnon?” the king asked.