New International Version
But he refused to listen to her, and since he was stronger than she, he raped her.
King James Bible
Howbeit he would not hearken unto her voice: but, being stronger than she, forced 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.
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.
2 Samuel 13:14 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Speak unto the king - So it appears that she thought that the king, her father, would give her to him as wife. This is another strong mark of indelicacy in those simple but barbarous times. There might have been some excuse for such connections under the patriarchal age, but there was none now. But perhaps she said this only to divert him from his iniquitous purpose, that she might get out of his hands.
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Jacques Saurin, the famous French Protestant preacher of the seventeenth century, was born at Nismes in 1677. He studied at Geneva and was appointed to the Walloon Church in London in 1701. The scene of his great life work was, however, the Hague, where he settled in 1705. He has been compared with Bossuet, tho he never attained the graceful style and subtilty which characterize the "Eagle of Meaux." The story is told of the famous scholar Le Clerc that he long refused to hear Saurin preach, on the …
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The First Great Deception
"'Do 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.
But if out in the country a man happens to meet a young woman pledged to be married and rapes her, only the man who has done this shall die.
"Cursed is anyone who sleeps with his sister, the daughter of his father or the daughter of his mother." Then all the people shall say, "Amen!"
2 Samuel 12:11
"This is what the LORD says: 'Out of your own household I am going to bring calamity on you. Before your very eyes I will take your wives and give them to one who is close to you, and he will sleep with your wives in broad daylight.
2 Samuel 13:15
Then Amnon hated her with intense hatred. In fact, he hated her more than he had loved her. Amnon said to her, "Get up and get out!"
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