Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Some time passed. David’s son Absalom had a beautiful sister named Tamar, and David’s son Amnon was infatuated with her.

International Standard Version

Sometime after this, David's son Amnon fell in love with David's other son Absalom's beautiful sister Tamar.

A Conservative Version

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

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.

Amplified

Absalom son of David had a fair sister whose name was Tamar, and Amnon [her half brother] son of David loved her.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be after this, and to Absalom son of David a fair sister, and her name Tamar; and Amnon, son of David, loved her.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

It happened afterwards that Absalom the son of David had a beautiful sister whose name [was] Tamar, and Amnon the son of David fell in love with her.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened after this Absalom the son of David had a beautiful sister whose name was Tamar. And Amnon the son of David loved her.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it chanced that Absalom, David's son, had a fair sister named Tamar, whom afterward Amnon, another son of David, loved.

NET Bible

Now David's son Absalom had a beautiful sister named Tamar. In the course of time David's son Amnon fell madly in love with her.

New Heart 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.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, after this, that, Absolom, son of David, having a beautiful sister, whose name, was Tamar, Amnon son of David loved her.

Webster

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass afterwards that Absalom son of David hath a fair sister, and her name is Tamar, and Amnon son of David loveth her.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it came to pass after
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

H53
אבשׁלום אבישׁלום 
'Abiyshalowm 
Usage: 111

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074
Usage: 1074

had a fair
יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

אחות 
'achowth 
Usage: 114

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

תּמר 
Tamar 
Usage: 24

and Amnon
אמינון אמנון 
'Amnown 
Usage: 28

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

References

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Context Readings

Amnon Assaults His Sister Tamar

1 Now it was after this that Absalom the son of David had a beautiful sister whose name was Tamar, and Amnon the son of David loved her. 2 Amnon was so frustrated because of his sister Tamar that he made himself ill, for she was a virgin, and it seemed hard to Amnon to do anything to her.


Cross References

2 Samuel 3:2-3

Sons were born to David at Hebron: his firstborn was Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelitess;

1 Chronicles 3:9

All these were the sons of David, besides the sons of the concubines; and Tamar was their sister.

1 Chronicles 3:2

the third was Absalom the son of Maacah, the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur; the fourth was Adonijah the son of Haggith;

2 Samuel 14:27

To Absalom there were born three sons, and one daughter whose name was Tamar; she was a woman of beautiful appearance.

Genesis 6:2

that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose.

Genesis 29:18

Now Jacob loved Rachel, so he said, "I will serve you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel."

Genesis 29:20

So Jacob served seven years for Rachel and they seemed to him but a few days because of his love for her.

Genesis 34:3

He was deeply attracted to Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the girl and spoke tenderly to her.

Genesis 39:6-7

So he left everything he owned in Joseph's charge; and with him there he did not concern himself with anything except the food which he ate. Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance.

2 Samuel 11:2

Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.

2 Samuel 13:15

Then Amnon hated her with a very great hatred; for the hatred with which he hated her was greater than the love with which he had loved her. And Amnon said to her, "Get up, go away!"

1 Kings 11:1

Now King Solomon loved many foreign women along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women,

Proverbs 6:25

Do not desire her beauty in your heart, Nor let her capture you with her eyelids.

Proverbs 31:30

Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.

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