New Living Translation
So David agreed and sent Tamar to Amnon's house to prepare some food for him.
King James Bible
Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, Go now to thy brother Amnon's house, and dress him meat.
Darby Bible Translation
And David sent home to Tamar, saying, Go, I pray thee, to thy brother Amnon's house, and dress him food.
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.'
2 Samuel 13:7 Parallel
Commentary2 Samuel 13:7 Parallel Commentaries
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Samuel 13:6
So Amnon lay down and pretended to be sick. And when the king came to see him, Amnon asked him, "Please let my sister Tamar come and cook my favorite dish as I watch. Then I can eat it from her own hands."
2 Samuel 13:8
When Tamar arrived at Amnon's house, she went to the place where he was lying down so he could watch her mix some dough. Then she baked his favorite dish for him.
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