Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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. 2 And Amnon was so vexed, that he fell sick for his sister Tamar; for she was a virgin; and it seemed difficult for Amnon to do the least thing to her.


Cross References

2 Samuel 3:2-3

And to David were sons born in Hebron: his firstborn was Amnon, of Ahinoam the Jizreelitess;

1 Chronicles 3:9

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

1 Chronicles 3:2

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

2 Samuel 14:27

And to Absalom there were born three sons, and one daughter, whose name was Tamar: she was a woman of a beautiful countenance.

Genesis 6:2

that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair, and took themselves wives of all that they chose.

Genesis 29:18

And Jacob loved Rachel, and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.

Genesis 29:20

And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they were in his eyes as single days, because he loved her.

Genesis 34:3

And his soul fastened on Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the maiden, and spoke consolingly to the maiden.

Genesis 39:6-7

And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand, and took cognizance of nothing with him, save the bread that he ate. And Joseph was of a beautiful form and of a beautiful countenance.

2 Samuel 11:2

And it came to pass at evening time that David arose from off his couch, and walked upon the roof of the king's house; and from the roof he saw a woman bathing, and the woman was very beautiful;

2 Samuel 13:15

And Amnon hated her with an exceeding 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, Arise, be gone.

1 Kings 11:1

But king Solomon loved many foreign women, besides the daughter of Pharaoh: women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, Hittites;

Proverbs 6:25

Lust not after her beauty in thy heart, neither let her take thee with her eyelids;

Proverbs 31:30

Gracefulness is deceitful and beauty is vain; a woman that feareth Jehovah, she shall be praised.

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