2 Samuel 13:26

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 13:26  (King James Version)
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?

let my brother
He urged this with the more plausibility because Amnon was the first-born, and presumptive heir to the crown; and he had dissembled his resentment so long and so well that he was not suspected.
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