2 Samuel 13:2
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King James Version
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.

Darby Bible Translation
And Amnon was so vexed, that he fell sick for his sister Tamar; for she was a virgin; and it seemed difficult for Amnon to do the least thing to her.

World English Bible
Amnon was so troubled that he fell sick because of his sister Tamar; for she was a virgin; and it seemed hard to Amnon to do anything to her.

Young's Literal Translation
And Amnon hath distress -- even to become sick, because of Tamar his sister, for she is a virgin, and it is hard in the eyes of Amnon to do anything to her.

2 Samuel 13:2 Parallel
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King James Translators' Notes

Amnon thought...: Heb. it was marvellous, or, hidden in the eyes of Amnon

Geneva Study Bible

And Amnon was so vexed, that he fell sick for his sister Tamar; for she was a {b} virgin; and Amnon thought it hard for him to do any thing to her.

(b) And therefore kept her father's house, as virgins were accustomed.2 Samuel 13:2 Parallel Commentaries

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No Sorrow Like Messiah's Sorrow
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John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

The First Great Deception
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Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Exhortations to Christians as they are Children of God
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Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

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