Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 Sometime after this, David's son Amnon fell in love with David's other son Absalom's beautiful sister Tamar. 2 Amnon became so emotionally distressed that he fell sick over his half-sister Tamar. She was a virgin, and Amnon found it difficult to do anything to her.


Cross References

2 Samuel 3:2-3

During this time, sons were born to David while he was living in Hebron. His firstborn was Amnon by Ahinoam from Jezreel,

1 Chronicles 3:9

All these were David's sons, besides children born to his mistresses. Tamar was their sister.

1 Chronicles 3:2

Absalom his third born by Maacah daughter of King Talmai of Geshur, Adonijah his fourth born by Haggith,

2 Samuel 14:27

Absalom fathered three sons and one daughter, whom he named Tamar. She was a beautiful woman, both in form and appearance.

Genesis 6:2

some divine beings noticed how attractive human women were, so they took wives for themselves from a selection that pleased them.

Genesis 29:18

Jacob loved Rachel, so he made this offer to Laban: "I'll serve you for seven years for Rachel, your younger daughter."

Genesis 29:20

Jacob served seven years for Rachel, but it seemed like only a few days because of his love for her.

Genesis 34:3

He was attached to Dinah, Jacob's daughter, since he loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her.

Genesis 39:6-7

Everything that he owned, he entrusted into Joseph's care. He never concerned himself about anything, except for the food he ate.

2 Samuel 11:2

Late one afternoon about dusk, David got up from his couch and was walking around on the roof of the royal palace. From there he watched a woman taking a bath, and she was very beautiful to look at.

2 Samuel 13:15

Afterwards, though, Amnon hated her very intensely. As a result, his hatred for her exceeded the love that he had previously for her. So Amnon told her, "Get up! Leave!"

1 Kings 11:1

But King Solomon married many foreign women besides the daughter of Pharaoh: women from Moab, Ammon, Edom, and Sidonia, along with Hittite women, too,

Proverbs 6:25

Do not focus on her beauty in your mind, nor allow her to take you prisoner with her flirting eyes,

Proverbs 31:30

Charm is deceitful and beauty fades; but a woman who fears the LORD will be praised.

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