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2 Samuel 13:1

    2 Samuel 13:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now after this, it came about that Absalom, David's son, had a beautiful sister, whose name was Tamar; and David's son Amnon was in love with her.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her.

    World English Bible

    It happened after this, that Absalom the son of David had a beautiful sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 13:1

    Whose name was Tamar - Tamar was the daughter of David and Maacah, daughter of the king of Geshur, and the uterine sister of Absalom. Amnon was David's eldest son by Ahinoam. She was therefore sister to Amnon only by the father's side, i.e., half-sister; but whole sister to Absalom.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 13:1

    The history here, down to the end of 2 Samuel 23 (excepting a few particulars), is omitted in the Book of Chronicles.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 13:1

    13:1 A sister - His sister by father and mother.