2 Samuel 13:11
New International Version
But when she took it to him to eat, he grabbed her and said, “Come to bed with me, my sister.”

New Living Translation
But as she was feeding him, he grabbed her and demanded, “Come to bed with me, my darling sister.”

English Standard Version
But when she brought them near him to eat, he took hold of her and said to her, “Come, lie with me, my sister.”

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

King James Bible
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.

New King James Version
Now when she had brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her and said to her, “Come, lie with me, my sister.”

New American Standard Bible
When she brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her and said to her, “Come, sleep with me, my sister.”

NASB 1995
When she brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her and said to her, “Come, lie with me, my sister.”

NASB 1977
When she brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her and said to her, “Come, lie with me, my sister.”

Amplified Bible
When she brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her and said, “Come, lie with me, my sister.”

Christian Standard Bible
When she brought them to him to eat, he grabbed her and said, “Come sleep with me, my sister! ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When she brought them to him to eat, he grabbed her and said, “Come sleep with me, my sister!"”

American Standard Version
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.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And she brought them to him to eat and he held her and said to her: “Come lie with me my sister!”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And she brought them to him to eat, and he caught hold of her, and said to her, Come, lie with me, my sister.

Contemporary English Version
But as she was taking it over to him, he grabbed her and said, "Come to bed with me!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when she had presented him the meat, he took hold of her, and said: Come lie with me, my sister.

English Revised Version
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.

Good News Translation
As she offered them to him, he grabbed her and said, "Come to bed with me!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When she handed it to him to eat, he grabbed her and said, "Come to bed with me, Tamar!"

International Standard Version
But as soon as she brought them near him to eat, he overpowered her and told her, "Come here and have sex with me, my sister!"

JPS Tanakh 1917
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.'

Literal Standard Version
and she brings [them] near to him to eat, and he lays hold on her, and says to her, “Come, lie with me, my sister.”

NET Bible
As she brought them to him to eat, he grabbed her and said to her, "Come on! Get in bed with me, my sister!"

New Heart English 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
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!"

Young's Literal Translation
and she bringeth nigh unto him to eat, and he layeth hold on her, and saith to her, 'Come, lie with me, my sister.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Amnon and Tamar
10Then Amnon said to Tamar, “Bring the food into the bedroom, so that I may eat it from your hand.” Tamar took the cakes she had made and went to her brother Amnon’s bedroom. 11And when she had brought them to him to eat, he took hold of her and said, “Come lie with me, my sister!” 12“No, my brother!” she cried. “Do not humiliate me, for such a thing should never be done in Israel. Do not do this disgraceful thing!…

Cross References
Genesis 39:7
and after some time his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph and said, "Sleep with me."

Genesis 39:12
She grabbed Joseph by his cloak and said, "Sleep with me!" But leaving his cloak in her hand, he escaped and ran outside.

2 Samuel 13:10
Then Amnon said to Tamar, "Bring the food into the bedroom, so that I may eat it from your hand." Tamar took the cakes she had made and went to her brother Amnon's bedroom.

Ezekiel 22:11
One man commits an abomination with his neighbor's wife; another wickedly defiles his daughter-in-law; and yet another violates his sister, his own father's daughter.


Treasury of Scripture

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.

Come lie

Genesis 39:11,12
And it came to pass about this time, that Joseph went into the house to do his business; and there was none of the men of the house there within…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And when she had brought [them]
וַתַּגֵּ֥שׁ (wat·tag·gêš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5066: To draw near, approach

to him
אֵלָ֖יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

to eat,
לֶֽאֱכֹ֑ל (le·’ĕ·ḵōl)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 398: To eat

he took hold
וַיַּֽחֲזֶק־ (way·ya·ḥă·zeq-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2388: To fasten upon, to seize, be strong, obstinate, to bind, restrain, conquer

of her
בָּהּ֙ (bāh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew

and said,
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“Come,
בּ֛וֹאִי (bō·w·’î)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - feminine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

lie
שִׁכְבִ֥י (šiḵ·ḇî)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - feminine singular
Strong's 7901: To lie down

with me,
עִמִּ֖י (‘im·mî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

my sister!”
אֲחוֹתִֽי׃ (’ă·ḥō·w·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 269: Sister -- a sister


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