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2 Samuel 13:2-9

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 13

2 But Amnon was so frustrated on account of his sister Tamar that he made himself ill, for she was a virgin, and it seemed too difficult to Amnon to do anything to her. 3 But Amnon had a friend whose name was Jonadab, the son of Shimeah, David’s brother; and Jonadab was a very clever man. 4 And he said to him, 'Why are you, the king’s son, so depressed morning after morning? Will you not tell me?' So Amnon said to him, 'I am in love with Tamar, the sister of my brother Absalom.' 5 Jonadab then said to him, 'Lie down on your bed and pretend to be ill; when your father comes to see you, say to him, ‘Please have my sister Tamar come and give me food to eat, and have her prepare the food in my sight, so that I may see it and eat from her hand.’?' 6 So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill; when the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, 'Please have my sister Tamar come and make me a couple of pastries in my sight, so that I may eat from her hand.'
7 Then David sent a messenger to the house for Tamar, saying, 'Go now to your brother Amnon’s house, and prepare food for him.' 8 So Tamar went to her brother Amnon’s house, and he was lying in bed. And she took dough, kneaded it, made pastries in his sight, and baked the pastries. 9 Then she took the tray and served them to him, but he refused to eat. And Amnon said, 'Have everyone leave me.' So everyone left him.
King James Version

Chapter 13

2 And Amnon was so vexed, that he fell sick for his sister Tamar; for she was a virgin; and Amnon thought it hard for him to do any thing to her. 3 But Amnon had a friend, whose name was Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David's brother: and Jonadab was a very subtil man. 4 And he said unto him, Why art thou, being the king's son, lean from day to day? wilt thou not tell me? And Amnon said unto him, I love Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister. 5 And Jonadab said unto him, Lay thee down on thy bed, and make thyself sick: and when thy father cometh to see thee, say unto him, I pray thee, let my sister Tamar come, and give me meat, and dress the meat in my sight, that I may see it, and eat it at her hand. 6 So Amnon lay down, and made himself sick: and when the king was come to see him, Amnon said unto the king, I pray thee, let Tamar my sister come, and make me a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat at her hand. 7 Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, Go now to thy brother Amnon's house, and dress him meat. 8 So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he was laid down. And she took flour, and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and did bake the cakes. 9 And she took a pan, and poured them out before him; but he refused to eat. And Amnon said, Have out all men from me. And they went out every man from him.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 13

2 Amnon was frustrated to the point of making himself sick over his sister Tamar because she was a virgin, but it seemed impossible to do anything to her. 3 Amnon had a friend named Jonadab, a son of David's brother Shimeah. Jonadab was a very shrewd man,
4 and he asked Amnon, "Why are you, the king's son, so miserable every morning? Won't you tell me? "Amnon replied, "I'm in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister."
5 Jonadab said to him, "Lie down on your bed and pretend you're sick. When your father comes to see you, say to him, 'Please let my sister Tamar come and give me something to eat. Let her prepare a meal in my presence so I can watch and eat from her hand.' "
6 So Amnon lay down and pretended to be sick. When the king came to see him, Amnon said to him, "Please let my sister Tamar come and make a couple of cakes in my presence so I can eat from her hand."
7 David sent word to Tamar at the palace: "Please go to your brother Amnon's house and prepare a meal for him."
8 Then Tamar went to his house while Amnon was lying down. She took dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his presence, and baked them. 9 She brought the pan and set it down in front of him, but he refused to eat. Amnon said, "Everyone leave me! " And everyone left him.
New Living Translation

Chapter 13

2 Amnon became so obsessed with Tamar that he became ill. She was a virgin, and Amnon thought he could never have her.
3 But Amnon had a very crafty friend--his cousin Jonadab. He was the son of David's brother Shimea.
4 One day Jonadab said to Amnon, 'What's the trouble? Why should the son of a king look so dejected morning after morning?' So Amnon told him, 'I am in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister.'
5 'Well,' Jonadab said, 'I'll tell you what to do. Go back to bed and pretend you are ill. When your father comes to see you, ask him to let Tamar come and prepare some food for you. Tell him you'll feel better if she prepares it as you watch and feeds you with her own hands.'
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.' 7 So David agreed and sent Tamar to Amnon's house to prepare some food for him.
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. 9 But when she set the serving tray before him, he refused to eat. 'Everyone get out of here,' Amnon told his servants. So they all left.
English Standard Version

Chapter 13

2 And Amnon was so tormented that he made himself ill because of his sister Tamar, for she was a virgin, and it seemed impossible to Amnon to do anything to her. 3 But Amnon had a friend, whose name was Jonadab, the son of Shimeah, David’s brother. And Jonadab was a very crafty man. 4 And he said to him, “O son of the king, why are you so haggard morning after morning? Will you not tell me?” Amnon said to him, “I love Tamar, my brother Absalom’s sister.” 5 Jonadab said to him, “Lie down on your bed and pretend to be ill. And when your father comes to see you, say to him, ‘Let my sister Tamar come and give me bread to eat, and prepare the food in my sight, that I may see it and eat it from her hand.’” 6 So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill. And when the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, “Please let my sister Tamar come and make a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat from her hand.”
7 Then David sent home to Tamar, saying, “Go to your brother Amnon’s house and prepare food for him.” 8 So Tamar went to her brother Amnon’s house, where he was lying down. And she took dough and kneaded it and made cakes in his sight and baked the cakes. 9 And she took the pan and emptied it out before him, but he refused to eat. And Amnon said, “Send out everyone from me.” So everyone went out from him.
New International Version

Chapter 13

2 Amnon became so obsessed with his sister Tamar that he made himself ill. She was a virgin, and it seemed impossible for him to do anything to her.
3 Now Amnon had an adviser named Jonadab son of Shimeah, David's brother. Jonadab was a very shrewd man.
4 He asked Amnon, 'Why do you, the king's son, look so haggard morning after morning? Won't you tell me?' Amnon said to him, 'I'm in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister.'
5 Go to bed and pretend to be ill,' Jonadab said. 'When your father comes to see you, say to him, 'I would like my sister Tamar to come and give me something to eat. Let her prepare the food in my sight so I may watch her and then eat it from her hand.''
6 So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill. When the king came to see him, Amnon said to him, 'I would like my sister Tamar to come and make some special bread in my sight, so I may eat from her hand.'
7 David sent word to Tamar at the palace: 'Go to the house of your brother Amnon and prepare some food for him.' 8 So Tamar went to the house of her brother Amnon, who was lying down. She took some dough, kneaded it, made the bread in his sight and baked it.
9 Then she took the pan and served him the bread, but he refused to eat. 'Send everyone out of here,' Amnon said. So everyone left him.
La Biblia de las Américas

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2 Y Amnón estaba tan atormentado a causa de su hermana Tamar que se enfermó, porque ella era virgen, y le parecía difícil a Amnón hacerle cosa alguna. 3 Pero Amnón tenía un amigo que se llamaba Jonadab, hijo de Simea, hermano de David; y Jonadab era un hombre muy astuto. 4 Y éste le dijo: Hijo del rey, ¿por qué estás tan deprimido día tras día ? ¿No me lo contarás? Y Amnón le dijo: Estoy enamorado de Tamar, hermana de mi hermano Absalón. 5 Entonces Jonadab le dijo: Acuéstate en tu cama, y finge que estás enfermo; y cuando tu padre venga a verte, dile: “Te ruego que dejes que mi hermana Tamar venga y me dé algún alimento para comer, y que prepare la comida delante de mí para que yo la vea y la coma de su mano.” 6 Amnón se acostó y se fingió enfermo. Cuando el rey vino a verlo, Amnón dijo al rey: Te ruego que venga mi hermana Tamar y haga dos tortas delante de mí para que yo coma de su mano.
7 Y David envió mensaje a Tamar, a su casa, diciendo: Ve ahora a la casa de tu hermano Amnón, y prepárale la comida. 8 Fue, pues, Tamar a la casa de su hermano Amnón, y él estaba acostado. Y ella tomó masa, la amasó, hizo tortas delante de él y las coció. 9 Y tomando la sartén, las sirvió delante de él, pero él rehusó comer. Y Amnón dijo: Que salgan todos de aquí. Y todos salieron de allí.
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 13

2 Y Amnón estaba tan atormentado a causa de su hermana Tamar que se enfermó, porque ella era virgen, y le parecía difícil a Amnón hacerle cosa alguna. 3 Pero Amnón tenía un amigo que se llamaba Jonadab, hijo de Simea, hermano de David; y Jonadab era un hombre muy astuto. 4 Y éste le dijo: “Hijo del rey, ¿por qué estás tan deprimido día tras día? ¿No me lo contarás?” “Estoy enamorado de Tamar, hermana de mi hermano Absalón,” le respondió Amnón. 5 Entonces Jonadab le dijo: “Acuéstate en tu cama, y finge que estás enfermo; y cuando tu padre venga a verte, dile: ‘Te ruego que dejes que mi hermana Tamar venga y me dé algún alimento para comer, y que prepare la comida delante de mí para que yo la vea y la coma de su mano.’” 6 Amnón se acostó y se fingió enfermo. Cuando el rey vino a verlo, Amnón dijo al rey: “Te ruego que venga mi hermana Tamar y haga dos tortas delante de mí para que yo coma de su mano.”
7 Y David envió mensaje a Tamar, a su casa, diciendo: “Ve ahora a la casa de tu hermano Amnón, y prepárale la comida.” 8 Fue, pues, Tamar a la casa de su hermano Amnón, y él estaba acostado. Y ella tomó masa, la amasó, hizo tortas delante de él y las coció. 9 Y tomando la sartén, las sirvió delante de él, pero él rehusó comer. Y Amnón dijo: “Que salgan todos de aquí.” Y todos salieron de allí.
Nueva Versión Internacional

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2 Pero, como Tamar era virgen, Amnón se enfermó de angustia al pensar que le sería muy difícil llevar a cabo sus intenciones con su hermana. 3 Sin embargo, Amnón tenía un amigo muy astuto, que se llamaba Jonadab, y que era hijo de Simá y sobrino de David.
4 Jonadab le preguntó a Amnón: ?¿Cómo es que tú, todo un príncipe, te ves cada día peor? ¿Por qué no me cuentas lo que te pasa? ?Es que estoy muy enamorado de mi hermana Tamar —respondió Amnón.
5 Jonadab le sugirió: ?Acuéstate y finge que estás enfermo. Cuando tu padre vaya a verte, dile: “Por favor, que venga mi hermana Tamar a darme de comer. Quisiera verla preparar la comida aquí mismo, y que ella me la sirva”.
6 Así que Amnón se acostó y fingió estar enfermo. Y, cuando el rey fue a verlo, Amnón le dijo: ?Por favor, que venga mi hermana Tamar a prepararme aquí mismo dos tortas, y que me las sirva.
7 David envió un mensajero a la casa de Tamar, para que le diera este recado: «Ve a casa de tu hermano Amnón, y prepárale la comida». 8 Tamar fue a casa de su hermano Amnón y lo encontró acostado. Tomó harina, la amasó, preparó las tortas allí mismo, y las coció.
9 Luego tomó la sartén para servirle, pero Amnón se negó a comer y ordenó: ?¡Fuera de aquí todos! Una vez que todos salieron,
Reina-Valera 1960

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2 Y estaba Amnón angustiado hasta enfermarse por Tamar su hermana, pues por ser ella virgen, le parecía a Amnón que sería difícil hacerle cosa alguna. 3 Y Amnón tenía un amigo que se llamaba Jonadab, hijo de Simea, hermano de David; y Jonadab era hombre muy astuto. 4 Y éste le dijo: Hijo del rey, ¿por qué de día en día vas enflaqueciendo así? ¿No me lo descubrirás a mí? Y Amnón le respondió: Yo amo a Tamar la hermana de Absalón mi hermano. 5 Y Jonadab le dijo: Acuéstate en tu cama, y finge que estás enfermo; y cuando tu padre viniere a visitarte, dile: Te ruego que venga mi hermana Tamar, para que me dé de comer, y prepare delante de mí alguna vianda, para que al verla yo la coma de su mano. 6 Se acostó, pues, Amnón, y fingió que estaba enfermo; y vino el rey a visitarle. Y dijo Amnón al rey: Yo te ruego que venga mi hermana Tamar, y haga delante de mí dos hojuelas, para que coma yo de su mano.
7 Y David envió a Tamar a su casa, diciendo: Ve ahora a casa de Amnón tu hermano, y hazle de comer. 8 Y fue Tamar a casa de su hermano Amnón, el cual estaba acostado; y tomó harina, y amasó, e hizo hojuelas delante de él y las coció. 9 Tomó luego la sartén, y las sacó delante de él; mas él no quiso comer. Y dijo Amnón: Echad fuera de aquí a todos. Y todos salieron de allí.
Biblia del Jubileo

Chapter 13

2 Y estaba Amnón angustiado hasta enfermar, por Tamar su hermana; porque por ser ella virgen, parecía a Amnón que sería cosa dificultosa hacerle algo. 3 Y Amnón tenía un amigo que se llamaba Jonadab, hijo de Simea, hermano de David; y era Jonadab hombre muy astuto. 4 Y éste le dijo: Hijo del rey, ¿por qué de día en día vas así enflaqueciendo? ¿No me lo descubrirás a mí? Y Amnón le respondió: Yo amo a Tamar la hermana de Absalón mi hermano. 5 Y Jonadab le dijo: Acuéstate en tu cama, y finge que estás enfermo; y cuando tu padre viniere a visitarte, dile: Te ruego que venga mi hermana Tamar, para que me conforte con alguna comida, y aderece delante de mí alguna vianda, para que viendo yo, la coma de su mano. 6 Se acostó, pues, Amnón, y fingió que estaba enfermo, y vino el rey a visitarle; y dijo Amnón al rey: Yo te ruego que venga mi hermana Tamar, y haga delante de mí dos hojuelas, que coma yo de su mano. 7 Y David envió a Tamar a su casa, diciendo: Ve ahora a casa de Amnón tu hermano, y hazle de comer. 8 Entonces fue Tamar a casa de su hermano Amnón, el cual estaba acostado; y tomó harina, y amasó e hizo hojuelas delante de él, y las aderezó. 9 Tomó luego la sartén, y las sacó delante de él; mas él no quiso comer. Y dijo Amnón: Echad fuera de aquí a todos. Y todos se salieron de allí.