2 Samuel 13:8
New International Version
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.

New Living Translation
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.

English Standard Version
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.

Berean Study Bible
So Tamar went to the house of her brother Amnon, who was lying down. She took some dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his sight, and baked them.

King James Bible
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.

New King James Version
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon’s house; and he was lying down. Then she took flour and kneaded it, made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes.

New American Standard Bible
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.

NASB 1995
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house, and he was lying down. And she took dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes.

NASB 1977
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon’s house, and he was lying down. And she took dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes.

Amplified Bible
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon’s house, and he was in bed. And she took dough and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and baked them.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Tamar went to his house while Amnon was lying down. She took dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his presence, and baked them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Tamar went to his house while Amnon was lying down. She took dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his presence, and baked them.

American Standard Version
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he was laid down. And she took dough, and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and did bake the cakes.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Tamar went to the house of Khamnun her brother and he was lying down, and she took kneaded dough and she made hearts

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Themar went to the house of her brother Amnon, and he was lying down: and she took the dough and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes.

Contemporary English Version
When she got there, he was lying in bed. She mixed the dough, made the loaves, and baked them while he watched.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Thamar came to the house of Amnon her brother: but he was laid down: and she took meal and tempered it: and dissolving it in his sight she made little messes.

English Revised Version
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he was laid down. And she took dough, and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and did bake the cakes.

Good News Translation
She went there and found him in bed. She took some dough, prepared it, and made some cakes there where he could see her. Then she baked the cakes

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's home. He was lying down. She took dough, kneaded it, made flat bread in front of him, and cooked it.

International Standard Version
Tamar went to her brother Amnon's home, where he was lying down. She brought along some dough, kneaded it, prepared some cakes especially for him, baked them,

JPS Tanakh 1917
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he was lying down. And she took dough, and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and did bake the cakes.

Literal Standard Version
And Tamar goes to the house of her brother Amnon, and he is lying down, and she takes the dough, and kneads, and makes cakes before his eyes, and cooks the cakes,

NET Bible
So Tamar went to the house of Amnon her brother, who was lying down. She took the dough, kneaded it, made some cakes while he watched, and baked them.

New Heart English Bible
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon?s house; and he was lying down. And she took dough, and kneaded it, and made cakes while he watched, and baked the cakes.

World English Bible
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house; and he was laid down. She took dough, and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and baked the cakes.

Young's Literal Translation
And Tamar goeth to the house of Amnon her brother, and he is lying down, and she taketh the dough, and kneadeth, and maketh cakes before his eyes, and cooketh the cakes,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Amnon and Tamar
7Then David sent word to Tamar at the palace: “Please go to the house of Amnon your brother and prepare a meal for him.” 8So Tamar went to the house of her brother Amnon, who was lying down. She took some dough, kneaded it, made cakes in his sight, and baked them. 9Then she brought the pan and set it down before him, but he refused to eat. “Send everyone away!” said Amnon. And everyone went out.…

Cross References
1 Samuel 28:24
The woman had a fattened calf at her house, and she quickly slaughtered it. She also took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread.

2 Samuel 13:7
Then David sent word to Tamar at the palace: "Please go to the house of Amnon your brother and prepare a meal for him."

2 Samuel 13:9
Then she brought the pan and set it down before him, but he refused to eat. "Send everyone away!" said Amnon. And everyone went out.


Treasury of Scripture

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.

she took

flour.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So Tamar
תָּמָ֗ר (tā·mār)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 8559: Tamar -- daughter-in-law of Judah, also two Israelite women, also a place South of the Dead Sea

went
וַתֵּ֣לֶךְ (wat·tê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

to the house
בֵּ֛ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

of her brother
אָחִ֖יהָ (’ā·ḥî·hā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 251: A brother, )

Amnon,
אַמְנ֥וֹן (’am·nō·wn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 550: Amnon -- 'faithful', two Israelites

[who]
וְה֣וּא (wə·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

was lying down.
שֹׁכֵ֑ב (šō·ḵêḇ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7901: To lie down

She took
וַתִּקַּ֨ח (wat·tiq·qaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

some dough,
הַבָּצֵ֤ק (hab·bā·ṣêq)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1217: Dough (for cooking)

kneaded [it],
וַתָּ֙לָשׁ֙ (wat·tā·lāš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3888: To knead

made cakes
וַתְּלַבֵּ֣ב (wat·tə·lab·bêḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3823: Transport, stultify, to make cakes

in his sight,
לְעֵינָ֔יו (lə·‘ê·nāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - cdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

and baked
וַתְּבַשֵּׁ֖ל (wat·tə·ḇaš·šêl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1310: To boil up, cooking, to ripen

them.
הַלְּבִבֽוֹת׃ (hal·lə·ḇi·ḇō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 3834: A cake


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