2 Samuel 13:11

“And when she had brought them unto him to eat, he took hold of her, and said unto her, Come lie with me, my sister.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 13:11

And when shee had brought them vnto him to eate, hee tooke hold of her, and said vnto her, Come lye with mee, my sister.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When she brought {them} to him to eat, he took hold of her and said to her, "Come, lie with me, my sister."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when she had brought them near unto him to eat, he took hold of her, and said unto her, Come, lie with me, my sister.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when she took them to give them to him, he put his arms round her and said, Come to bed, my sister.
- Basic English Bible

And she presented them to him to eat; and he took hold of her, and said to her, Come, lie with me, my sister.
- Darby Bible

And when she had brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her, and said to her, Come, lie with me, my sister.
- Webster's Bible

When she had brought them near to him to eat, he took hold of her, and said to her, "Come, lie with me, my sister!"
- World English Bible

and she bringeth nigh unto him to eat, and he layeth hold on her, and saith to her, `Come, lie with me, my sister.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when she had brought them near unto him to eat, he took hold of her, and said unto her: 'Come lie with me, my sister.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 13:11

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 13:11


13:9 Out - Out of the frying - pan into the dish.

13:10 Chamber - Amnon lying upon his couch in one chamber where the company were with him, where also she made the cakes before him, first sends all out of that room, and then rises from his couch, and, upon some pretence, goes into another secret chamber.

13:12 Brother - Whom nature both teaches to abhor such thoughts and obliges to defend me from such a mischief with thy utmost hazard, if another should attempt it. Force - Thou shouldst abhor it, if I were willing; but to add violence, is abominable. Israel - Among God's people who are taught better things; who also will be infinitely reproached for such a base action.

13:13 Shame - How can I either endure or avoid the shame? Fools - That is, contemptible to all the people, whereas now thou art heir apparent of the crown. Withhold - This she spoke, because she thought her royal father would dispense with it, upon this extraordinary occasion, to save his first - born son's life:


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