New International Version
"No!" she said to him. "Sending me away would be a greater wrong than what you have already done to me." But he refused to listen to her.
King James Bible
And she said unto him, There is no cause: this evil in sending me away is greater than the other that thou didst unto me. But he would not hearken unto her.
Darby Bible Translation
And she said to him, There is no cause for this evil in sending me away, [which] is greater than the other that thou didst to me. But he would not hearken to her.
World English Bible
She said to him, "Not so, because this great wrong in sending me away is worse than the other that you did to me!" But he would not listen to her.
Young's Literal Translation
And she saith to him, 'Because of the circumstances this evil is greater than the other that thou hast done with me -- to send me away;' and he hath not been willing to hearken to her,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hated her exceedingly - Amnon's conduct to his sister was not only brutal but inexplicable. It would be easy to form conjectures concerning the cause, but we can arrive at no certainty.
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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!"
2 Samuel 13:17
He called his personal servant and said, "Get this woman out of my sight and bolt the door after her."
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