Absalón hijo de David tenía una hermana muy bella, que se llamaba Tamar; y Amnón, otro hijo de David, se enamoró de ella. In this single-minded lust, Amnon only built upon the example of his father David. Had gone six paces.] A child will often model a parent’s sinful behavior and will often go further in the direction of sin the parent is pointed towards. Will you not tell me?” Amnon said to him, “I love Tamar, my brother Absalom’s sister.” So 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, ‘Please let my sister Tamar come and give me food, and prepare the food in my sight, that I may see it and eat it from her hand.’”. Complete Points to Ponder as directed by your teacher. He brings you flowers, but he’s pushing hard for a sexual relationship. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. In many lustful relationships there is a combination of both love and lust but in Amnon’s attraction there was only lust. Again David gathered all the choice men of Israel, thirty thousand. Recorded at the Bible Lessons International studio. (2-5) David’s sons born in Hebron. The Death of David’s Son (2 Samuel 12:14-31) 14. the valley of Rephaim] See note on ch. 13 And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her. What I mean, for those who don’t know, is that David acted like a king from the other nations, he had plenty of wives who produced plenty of children for him. The story of 2 Samuel 13:1-22 does not focus on the pain and heartache that Tamar experienced in the way she was treated. a. Absalom the son of David had a lovely sister, whose name was Tamar: This brother and sister were the children of David through his wife Maacah, who was the daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur (2 Samuel 3:3). Psalm 132 is commonly associated with the events of this chapter. b. Then Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill; and when the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, “Please let Tamar my sister come and make a couple of cakes for me in my sight, that I may eat from her hand.” And David sent home to Tamar, saying, “Now go to your brother Amnon’s house, and prepare food for him.” So Tamar went to her brother Amnon’s house; and he was lying down. Real Repentance (2 Samuel 12:1-13 ) 13. a. Absalom has killed all the king’s sons, and not one of them is left: It is significant that David did not react to this news with disbelief. Amnon could not see what was so plainly evident because he was blinded by lust. Be courageous and valiant.” So the servants of Absalom did to Amnon as Absalom had commanded. : This was what Amnon wanted. מַשְׂרֵת, an obscure word.It is nearly identical in form with the Chaldee מסרתא “pan,” which is the rendering in the Targum of the Heb. 2 Samuel 9:1-13. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. 2 Samuel 13:24 - Absalom came to the king and said, 'Behold now, your servant has sheepshearers; please let the king and his servants go with your servant.' It would. Don’t give in. Amnon was attracted to Tamar for what he could get from her, not out of concern for her. c. Where could I take my shame? Changes will take effect once you reload the page. 2 Samuel 1:13-14. Please speak to the king; for he will not withhold me from you. This evil of sending me away, This evil of sending me away is worse than the other that you did to me, : What Amnon did to Tamar was wrong, but he could still. on StudyLight.org “A friend no friend; a carnal friend, a spiritual enemy, who advised, for the recovery of the body, the ruin of his soul.” (Trapp). From this and other passages, it appears that David was generally indulgent towards his children. : The idea behind the Hebrew phrase is that it was a robe extending all the way down to the wrists and ankles, as opposed to a shorter one. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. i. Blinded by lust, Amnon would not see the inevitable result of his desire. (1-2) Amnon’s infatuation with Tamar. For 03588 > she 01931 > was a virgin 01330 > , and to Amnon 0550 > it seemed 05869 > out of the question 06381 > to do 06213 > anything 03972 > to her. His wicked advice to Amnon began a disastrous chain of events. a. Amnon hated her exceedingly: This revealed Amnon’s attraction for Tamar for what it was – lust, not love. Then all the king's sons arose and each mounted his mule and fled. It would shame Tamar and reveal Amnon as one of the fools. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Amnon seems to be a spoiled prince who always took what he wanted. 1. David simply longed to be reconciled to Absalom again – without correcting his son for his evil. 2 Samuel 13:16 - But she said to him, 'No, because this wrong in sending me away is greater than the other that you have done to me!' … Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. David reacted with mourning instead of disbelief. 2 Samuel 13:1-5.AMNON LOVES TAMAR. 2 Samuel 13 (NIV) 2 Amnon became so obsessed with his sister Tamar that he made himself ill. 12 “She said to him. ©2018 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission. And the young man who was keeping watch lifted his eyes and looked, and there, many people were coming from the road on the hillside behind him. Notes and Commentary on 2 Samuel 13–24 (27-2) 2 Samuel 13:1–14. 13 In the course of time, Amnon son of David fell in love with Tamar, the beautiful sister of Absalom son of David. David said, How wast thou not afraid to destroy the Lord’s anointed? 2 Samuel 13:21 = He didn't. The failed first attempt. 3. Then she took flour and kneaded, Please let Tamar my sister come and make a couple of cakes for me. i. Amnón y Tamar - Pasado algún tiempo, sucedió lo siguiente. I was wrong. Then Absalom said, “If not, please let my brother Amnon go with us.” And the king said to him, “Why should he go with you?” But Absalom urged him; so he let Amnon and all the king’s sons go with him. means “Palm Tree,” signifying fruitfulness. b. Amnon the son of David: Amnon was David’s first-born son, born from his wife Ahinoam the Jezreelitess (2 Samuel 3:2). For he had been comforted concerning Amnon, because he was dead. 13. Read 2 Samuel 13 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). The name Absalom means “His Father’s Peace.” The name Amnon means “Faithful, Stable.” “None of them answered their names.” (Trapp), But Amnon had a friend whose name was Jonadab the son of Shimeah, David’s brother. And Absalom spoke to his brother Amnon neither good nor bad. c. King David longed to go to Absalom: After three years, the sting of Amnon’s murder was not as sharp. Then she took flour and kneaded it, made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes. It may be that David was conscious of his own guilt in a similar matter and therefore felt a lack of moral authority to discipline his own son. : This made sense for Absalom because his mother’s father was the king of Geshur (2 Samuel 3:3). Lie down on your bed and pretend to be ill. : Jonadab advised Amnon to deceitfully arrange a private meeting with Tamar. 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. Also the king and all his servants wept very bitterly. Do not do this disgraceful thing! : This was nothing but rape. (23-27) Absalom invites all the king’s sons to a feast. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. 2 Samuel 13 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this verse-by-verse commentary contain gems of information found nowhere outside the ancient Jewish writings He didn’t need to say, “And then force yourself on Tamar,” because in their shared wickedness, Jonadab and Amnon thought the same wicked thoughts. 2 Samuel 13-18 In the last chapter David committed adultery, murder and used his power in the wrong way. And as for you, you would be like one of the fools in Israel, : Tamar wisely asked Amnon to consider the result of his desire, both for her and for him. His mother is Ahinoam. This evil of sending me away is worse than the other that you did to me.” But he would not listen to her. Tamar deserved better treatment as a sister. A Friend in Need or The Trail of Tears (2 Samuel 15:13 --16:23) 17. Commentary on 2 Samuel 13:30-39 (Read 2 Samuel 13:30-39) Jonadab was as guilty of Ammon's death, as of his sin; such false friends do they prove, who counsel us to do wickedly. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. 1 Samuel 13 – Saul’s Disobedience A. 2 Samuel 13 – Amnon, Tamar, and Absalom A. Amnon and Tamar. 3 Now Amnon had an adviser named Jonadab son of Shimeah, David’s brother. And David mourned for his son every day. Now Jonadab was a very crafty man. David designed, it seems, to keep him at home with him, as being his eldest son, and heir of his kingdom; otherwise Absalom would never have made particular mention of him, which, in consequence of what the king said, he was now forced to do. : As a cunning killer, Absalom waited until Amnon was relaxed and vulnerable. 1. And as for you, you would be like one of the fools in Israel: Tamar wisely asked Amnon to consider the result of his desire, both for her and for him. i. He took this resolve, as a penitent submitting to the rod. Then Amnon hated her exceedingly, so that the hatred with which he hated her. b. Okay, moving on. 4 - 2 Samuel 13:9. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. 13 And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her. 2 Samuel 23. Commentary on 2 Samuel 14:1-20 (Read 2 Samuel 14:1-20) We may notice here, how this widow pleads God's mercy, and his clemency toward poor guilty sinners. “2 Samuel 13–14: The Sins of David’s Children,” Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide (2002), 102–13 Sin always affects those around us—especially our families. The name Tamar means “Palm Tree,” signifying fruitfulness. Amnon could not see what was so plainly evident because he was blinded by lust. i. i. The Philistine threat. David simply longed to be reconciled to Absalom again – without correcting his son for his evil. “Nothing is more unsafe to be trusted, than the fair looks of a festered heart.” (Trapp). 2 Samuel 5:18. : Amnon probably thought he had concealed his crime. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. i. If you really love him, make him wait until you’re married. 2 Samuel 6:13 And it was [so], that when they that bare the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings.. Ver. ii. He certainly was not the last person to do this, and lust often masquerades as love. 11 Así ha dicho Jehová: He aquí yo haré levantar el mal sobre ti de tu misma casa, y tomaré tus mujeres delante de tus ojos, y las daré a tu prójimo, el cual yacerá con tus mujeres a la vista del sol. And Amnon said to her, Arise, be gone. (16-18) Amnon casts Tamar out of his presence. He didn’t need to say, “And then force yourself on Tamar,” because in their shared wickedness, Jonadab and Amnon thought the same wicked thoughts. Then Tamar put ashes on her head, and tore her robe of many colors that was on her, and laid her hand on her head and went away crying bitterly. His devious nature set the stage for future revenge. And what about you? 12 Porque tú lo hiciste en secreto; mas yo haré esto delante de todo Israel y a pleno sol. ii. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. a. Jonadab was a very crafty man: Indeed, he was. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. “Nothing is more unsafe to be trusted, than the fair looks of a festered heart.” (Trapp). A. How Did the Tragedy of Tamar Parallel the Experience of Bath-sheba and David? At that moment, Absalom gave the order to “Strike Amnon!” and they murdered him. And as for you, you would be like one of the fools in Israel. How did David handle this incident with his children? He is the soul of kindness. CHAPTER 9. When King David heard of all these things, he was very angry: David was right to be angry, but he didn’t do anything to either protect Tamar or to correct Amnon. Saul reigned one year; and when he had reigned two years over Israel, Saul chose for himself three thousand men of Israel. It was even more difficult for him because she was a virgin – meaning that she was available for marriage, but not to Amnon because marriage between half-brother and half-sister was forbidden. And Amnon said to her, “Arise, be gone!”. You can also change some of your preferences. b. Absalom fled and went to Geshur: This made sense for Absalom because his mother’s father was the king of Geshur (2 Samuel 3:3). After this Absalom the son of David had a lovely sister, whose name, Absalom the son of David had a lovely sister, whose name was Tamar, : This brother and sister were the children of David through his wife, : Amnon was David’s first-born son, born from his wife, : Amnon longed for Tamar so much that he became lovesick. c Amnon, another son of David (different mother than Absalom and Tamar), was in … And when king David came to Bahurim.] When King David heard of all these things, he was very angry, : David was right to be angry, but he didn’t, Absalom spoke to his brother Amnon neither good nor bad, : Absalom played it cool. Absalom was second. If he really loves you, he will. Estudio bíblico del libro de 2 Samuel 13; presenta un resumen significativo de la historia, tiempo y detalles relevantes de acuerdo a los hechos de la biblia basados en Comentario Bíblico Siglo Veintiuno y leyendo en paralelo a la versión de la Biblia Biblia de Jerusalem 3-Edicion. b. The story of the conflict between David and his son Absalom takes up 6 chapters (2 Samuel 13-18) and is full of intrigue and moral failings by both David and Absalom. Amnon is David’s firstborn son and heir to David’s throne. Commentary on 2 Samuel 13-18 (Absalom’s Rebellion) October 30, 2015 Bill Pratt Leave a comment. 2 Samuel 3 – Abner’s Defection and Murder A. Abner defects from Ishbosheth. 3 my God, my rock of refuge!. At that moment, Absalom gave the order to “, So the servants of Absalom did to Amnon as Absalom had commanded. Tamar probably said this simply as a ploy to get away from Amnon. Thus he accepts the punishment of his sin. 3 Now Amnon had an adviser named Jonadab son of Shimeah, David’s brother. He’s conquered, and he’s off for new conquests. this was. 2 Samuel 9:1-13 NIRV. Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 13 In the course of time, Amnon son of David fell in love with Tamar, the beautiful sister of Absalom son of David. 2 Samuel 9:1-13 Whom the King Pursues - David Felker (or here) 2 Samuel 9:1-13 Kingdom Policy for the Disabled - Derek Thomas; 2 Samuel 10:1-11:27 Flesh and Blood - Derek Thomas; 2 Samuel 12:1-15 It is YOU- The Denial Syndrome - Derek Thomas; 2 Samuel 13:1-21 Why is this story in the Bible- Derek W. H. Thomas In this single-minded lust, Amnon only built upon the example of his father David. Absalom has killed all the king’s sons, and not one of them is left. So Absalom fled and went to Geshur, and was there three years. It was a garment of privilege and status, showing the person did not have to work much. Yet David’s lack of correction against Amnon contributed to this murder. on StudyLight.org Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. A robe of many colors: The idea behind the Hebrew phrase is that it was a robe extending all the way down to the wrists and ankles, as opposed to a shorter one. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. 13:1 And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name [was] a Tamar; and Amnon the son of David loved her. i. It was even more difficult for him because. He asked David to allow Amnon and all the king’s sons to come to the feast. 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 anything to her. It’s too bad that men don’t often respond to godly advice the same way. Tamar" (2 Samuel 13:1). 1. After two full years: Two years went by but Absalom did not stop plotting the revenge of Amnon’s sin against Tamar. 2 Samuel Chapter 13 Summary. Which was not far from Jerusalem. The son of a stranger — This expression signifies one who resided among the Israelites, and had embraced their religion, though not admitted into their communion. Amnon lusted after Tamar and called it love. 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 anything to her. a. . David sends her to him, and he violates her, 2 Samuel 13:7-14. (19-20) Tamar mourns, Absalom comforts her. Then Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill; and when the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, “Please let Tamar my sister come and make a couple of cakes for me in my sight, that I may eat from her hand.” And David sent home to Tamar, saying, “Now go to your brother Amnon’s house, and prepare food for him.” So Tamar went to her brother Amnon’s house; and he was lying down. It is childish to refuse food unless it is served the way we want it. In his lust, Amnon did not allow himself to call Tamar his sister – instead, she was Absalom’s sister. 2 Samuel chapter 13 New International Version 1 In the course of time, Amnon son of David fell in love with Tamar, the beautiful sister of Absalom son of David. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Introduction. 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