2 Samuel 13:16

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 13:16

And she said vnto him, There is no cause: this euill in sending me away, is greater then the other that thou diddest vnto me: But he would not hearken vnto her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But she said to him, "No, because this wrong in sending me away is greater than the other that you have done to me! Yet he would not listen to her."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And she said unto him, Not so, because this great wrong in putting me forth is `worse' than the other that thou didst unto me. But he would not hearken unto her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And she said to him, Not so, my brother, for this great wrong in sending me away is worse than what you did to me before. But he gave no attention to her.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

And she said to him, There is no cause: this evil in sending me away is greater than the other that thou didst to me. But he would not hearken to her.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

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,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And she said unto him: 'Not so, because this great wrong in putting me forth is worse than the other that thou didst unto me.' But he would not hearken unto her.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 13:16

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 13:16


13:16 No cause - For me to go. Greater thou the other - This she might truly say, because though the other was in itself a greater sin, yet this was an act of greater cruelty, and a greater calamity to her because it exposed her to publick infamy and contempt, and besides, it turned a private offence into a publick scandal, to the great dishonour of God and of his people, and especially of all the royal family.


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