New International Version
In the course of time, Amnon son of David fell in love with Tamar, the beautiful sister of Absalom son of David.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible 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.
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.
Young's 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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whose name was Tamar - Tamar was the daughter of David and Maacah, daughter of the king of Geshur, and the uterine sister of Absalom. Amnon was David's eldest son by Ahinoam. She was therefore sister to Amnon only by the father's side, i.e., half-sister; but whole sister to Absalom.
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2 Samuel 3:2
Sons were born to David in Hebron: His firstborn was Amnon the son of Ahinoam of Jezreel;
2 Samuel 3:3
his second, Kileab the son of Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel; the third, Absalom the son of Maakah daughter of Talmai king of Geshur;
2 Samuel 13:2
Amnon became so obsessed with his sister Tamar that he made himself ill. She was a virgin, and it seemed impossible for him to do anything to her.
2 Samuel 14:27
Three sons and a daughter were born to Absalom. His daughter's name was Tamar, and she became a beautiful woman.
1 Chronicles 3:2
the third, Absalom the son of Maakah daughter of Talmai king of Geshur; the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith;
1 Chronicles 3:9
All these were the sons of David, besides his sons by his concubines. And Tamar was their sister.
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