2 Samuel 13:7
New International Version
David sent word to Tamar at the palace: “Go to the house of your brother Amnon and prepare some food for him.”

New Living Translation
So David agreed and sent Tamar to Amnon’s house to prepare some food for him.

English Standard Version
Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, “Go to your brother Amnon’s house and prepare food for him.”

Berean Study Bible
Then David sent word to Tamar at the palace: “Please go to the house of Amnon your brother and prepare a meal for him.”

King James Bible
Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, Go now to thy brother Amnon's house, and dress him meat.

New King James Version
And David sent home to Tamar, saying, “Now go to your brother Amnon’s house, and prepare food for him.”

New American Standard Bible
Then David sent a messenger to the house for Tamar, saying, “Go now to your brother Amnon’s house, and prepare food for him.”

NASB 1995
Then David sent to the house for Tamar, saying, “Go now to your brother Amnon’s house, and prepare food for him.”

NASB 1977
Then David sent to the house for Tamar, saying, “Go now to your brother Amnon’s house, and prepare food for him.”

Amplified Bible
Then David sent word to the house for Tamar, saying, “Go now to your brother Amnon’s house, and prepare some food for him.”

Christian Standard Bible
David sent word to Tamar at the palace: “Please go to your brother Amnon’s house and prepare a meal for him.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David sent word to Tamar at the palace: “Please go to your brother Amnon’s house and prepare a meal for him.”

American Standard Version
Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, Go now to thy brother Amnon's house, and dress him food.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And David sent Tamar and said to her: ”Go to Khamnun your brother and make food for him”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And David sent to Themar to the house, saying, Go now to thy brother's house, and dress him food.

Contemporary English Version
David told Tamar, "Go over to Amnon's house and fix him some food."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then David sent home to Thamar, saying: Come to the house of thy brother Amnon, and make him a mess.

Good News Translation
So David sent word to Tamar in the palace: "Go to Amnon's house and fix him some food."

International Standard Version
So David sent for Tamar back at the palace, telling her, "Please go to your brother Amnon's home and prepare some food for him."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then David sent home to Tamar, saying: 'Go now to thy brother Amnon's house, and dress him food.'

Literal Standard Version
And David sends to Tamar, to the house, saying, “Now go to the house of your brother Amnon and make food for him.”

New American Bible
David then sent home a message to Tamar, “Please go to the house of your brother Amnon and prepare some food for him.”

NET Bible
So David sent Tamar to the house saying, "Please go to the house of Amnon your brother and prepare some food for him."

New Revised Standard Version
Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, “Go to your brother Amnon’s house, and prepare food for him.”

New Heart English Bible
Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, "Go now to your brother Amnon and prepare food for him."

World English Bible
Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, "Go now to your brother Amnon's house, and prepare food for him."

Young's Literal Translation
And David sendeth unto Tamar, to the house, saying, 'Go, I pray thee, to the house of Amnon thy brother, and make for him food.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Amnon and Tamar
6So Amnon lay down and feigned illness. When the king came to see him, Amnon said, “Please let my sister Tamar come and make a couple of cakes in my sight, so that I may eat from her hand.” 7Then David sent word to Tamar at the palace: “Please go to the house of Amnon your brother and prepare a meal for him.” 8So Tamar went to the house of her brother Amnon, who was lying down. She took some dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his sight, and baked them.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 13:6
So Amnon lay down and feigned illness. When the king came to see him, Amnon said, "Please let my sister Tamar come and make a couple of cakes in my sight, so that I may eat from her hand."

2 Samuel 13:8
So Tamar went to the house of her brother Amnon, who was lying down. She took some dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his sight, and baked them.


Treasury of Scripture

Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, Go now to your brother Amnon's house, and dress him meat.













Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then David
דָּוִ֛ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

sent
וַיִּשְׁלַ֥ח (way·yiš·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

word to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Tamar
תָּמָ֖ר (tā·mār)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 8559: Tamar -- daughter-in-law of Judah, also two Israelite women, also a place South of the Dead Sea

at the palace:
הַבַּ֣יְתָה (hab·bay·ṯāh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

“Please
נָ֗א (nā)
Interjection
Strong's 4994: I pray', 'now', 'then'

go
לְכִ֣י (lə·ḵî)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - feminine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

to the house
בֵּ֚ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

of Amnon
אַמְנ֣וֹן (’am·nō·wn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 550: Amnon -- 'faithful', two Israelites

your brother
אָחִ֔יךְ (’ā·ḥîḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 251: A brother, )

and prepare
וַעֲשִׂי־ (wa·‘ă·śî-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - feminine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

a meal
הַבִּרְיָֽה׃ (hab·bir·yāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1279: Food

for him.”
ל֖וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew


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