2 Samuel 13:14
New International Version
But he refused to listen to her, and since he was stronger than she, he raped her.

New Living Translation
But Amnon wouldn't listen to her, and since he was stronger than she was, he raped her.

English Standard Version
But he would not listen to her, and being stronger than she, he violated her and lay with her.

Berean Study Bible
But Amnon refused to listen to her, and being stronger, he violated her and lay with her.

New American Standard Bible
However, he would not listen to her; since he was stronger than she, he violated her and lay with her.

King James Bible
Howbeit he would not hearken unto her voice: but, being stronger than she, forced her, and lay with her.

Christian Standard Bible
But he refused to listen to her, and because he was stronger than she was, he disgraced her by raping her.

Contemporary English Version
But Amnon would not listen to what she said. He was stronger than she was, so he overpowered her and raped her.

Good News Translation
But he would not listen to her; and since he was stronger than she was, he overpowered her and raped her.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But he refused to listen to her, and because he was stronger than she was, he raped her.

International Standard Version
But he was unwilling to listen to what she was saying. Since he was stronger than she was, he forced her into having sex with him.

NET Bible
But he refused to listen to her. He overpowered her and humiliated her by raping her.

New Heart English Bible
However he would not listen to her voice; but being stronger than she, he forced her, and lay with her.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But Amnon wouldn't listen to her. He grabbed his sister and raped her.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Howbeit he would not hearken unto her voice; but being stronger than she, he forced her, and lay with her.

New American Standard 1977
However, he would not listen to her; since he was stronger than she, he violated her and lay with her.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Howbeit, he would not hearken unto her voice, but, being stronger than she, forced her and lay with her.

King James 2000 Bible
However he would not hearken unto her voice: but, being stronger than she, forced her, and lay with her.

American King James Version
However, he would not listen to her voice: but, being stronger than she, forced her, and lay with her.

American Standard Version
Howbeit he would not hearken unto her voice; but being stronger than she, he forced her, and lay with her.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But Amnon would not hearken to her voice; and he prevailed against her, and humbled her, and lay with her.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he would not hearken to her prayers, but being stronger overpowered her and lay with her.

Darby Bible Translation
But he would not hearken to her voice, and was stronger than she, and humbled her and lay with her.

English Revised Version
Howbeit he would not hearken unto her voice: but being stronger than she, he forced her, and lay with her.

Webster's Bible Translation
Howbeit, he would not hearken to her voice: but being stronger than she, forced her, and lay with her.

World English Bible
However he would not listen to her voice; but being stronger than she, he forced her, and lay with her.

Young's Literal Translation
And he hath not been willing to hearken to her voice, and is stronger than she, and humbleth her, and lieth with her.
Study Bible
Amnon and Tamar
13Where could I ever take my shame? And as for you, you would be like one of the fools in Israel! Please speak to the king, for he will not withhold me from you.” 14But Amnon refused to listen to her, and being stronger, he violated her and lay with her. 15Then Amnon hated Tamar with such intensity that his hatred was greater than the love he previously had. “Get up!” he said to her. “Be gone!”…
Cross References
Leviticus 18:9
You must not have sexual relations with your sister, either your father's daughter or your mother's daughter, whether she was born in the same home or elsewhere.

Deuteronomy 22:25
But if the man encounters a betrothed woman in the open country, and he overpowers her and rapes her, only the man who has done this must die.

Deuteronomy 27:22
Cursed is he who sleeps with his sister, the daughter of his father or the daughter of his mother.' And let all the people say, 'Amen!'

2 Samuel 12:11
This is what the LORD says: 'I will raise up adversity against you from your own house. Before your very eyes I will take your wives and give them to another, and he will lie with them in broad daylight.

2 Samuel 13:15
Then Amnon hated Tamar with such intensity that his hatred was greater than the love he previously had. "Get up!" he said to her. "Be gone!"

Treasury of Scripture

However, he would not listen to her voice: but, being stronger than she, forced her, and lay with her.

forced her

2 Samuel 12:11
Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.

Deuteronomy 22:25-27
But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die: …

Judges 20:5
And the men of Gibeah rose against me, and beset the house round about upon me by night, and thought to have slain me: and my concubine have they forced, that she is dead.







Lexicon
But [Amnon] refused
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

to listen to her,
לִשְׁמֹ֣עַ (liš·mō·a‘)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

and being stronger,
וַיֶּחֱזַ֤ק (way·ye·ḥĕ·zaq)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2388: To fasten upon, to seize, be strong, obstinate, to bind, restrain, conquer

he violated her
וַיְעַנֶּ֔הָ (way·‘an·ne·hā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6031: To be bowed down or afflicted

and lay with
וַיִּשְׁכַּ֖ב (way·yiš·kaḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7901: To lie down

her.
אֹתָֽהּ׃ (’ō·ṯāh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among
13:1-20 From henceforward David was followed with one trouble after another. Adultery and murder were David's sins, the like sins among his children were the beginnings of his punishment: he was too indulgent to his children. Thus David might trace the sins of his children to his own misconduct, which must have made the anguish of the chastisement worse. Let no one ever expect good treatment from those who are capable of attempting their seduction; but it is better to suffer the greatest wrong than to commit the least sin.
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