2 Samuel 13:12
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New International Version
"No, my brother!" she said to him. "Don't force me! Such a thing should not be done in Israel! Don't do this wicked thing.

King James Bible
And she answered him, Nay, my brother, do not force me; for no such thing ought to be done in Israel: do not thou this folly.

Darby Bible Translation
And she said to him, No, my brother, do not humble me; for no such thing is done in Israel: do not this infamy.

World English Bible
She answered him, "No, my brother, do not force me! For no such thing ought to be done in Israel. Don't you do this folly.

Young's Literal Translation
And she saith to him, 'Nay, my brother, do not humble me, for it is not done so in Israel; do not this folly.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Nay, my brother - There is something exceedingly tender and persuasive in this speech of Tamar; but Amnon was a mere brute, and it was all lost on him.

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force me [heb] humble me

Genesis 34:2 And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her.

Deuteronomy 22:29 Then the man that lay with her shall give to the damsel's father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife...

no such thing ought [heb] it ought not so

Leviticus 18:9,11 The nakedness of your sister, the daughter of your father, or daughter of your mother, whether she be born at home, or born abroad...

Leviticus 20:17 And if a man shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness...

folly

Genesis 34:7 And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth...

Judges 19:23 And the man, the master of the house, went out to them, and said to them, No, my brothers, no...

Judges 20:6 And I took my concubine, and cut her in pieces, and sent her throughout all the country of the inheritance of Israel...

Proverbs 5:22,23 His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins...

Proverbs 7:7 And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

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Genesis 34:7
Meanwhile, Jacob's sons had come in from the fields as soon as they heard what had happened. They were shocked and furious, because Shechem had done an outrageous thing in Israel by sleeping with Jacob's daughter--a thing that should not be done.

Leviticus 20:17
"'If a man marries his sister, the daughter of either his father or his mother, and they have sexual relations, it is a disgrace. They are to be publicly removed from their people. He has dishonored his sister and will be held responsible.

Deuteronomy 22:21
she shall be brought to the door of her father's house and there the men of her town shall stone her to death. She has done an outrageous thing in Israel by being promiscuous while still in her father's house. You must purge the evil from among you.

Judges 19:23
The owner of the house went outside and said to them, "No, my friends, don't be so vile. Since this man is my guest, don't do this outrageous thing.

Judges 20:6
I took my concubine, cut her into pieces and sent one piece to each region of Israel's inheritance, because they committed this lewd and outrageous act in Israel.

Jeremiah 29:23
For they have done outrageous things in Israel; they have committed adultery with their neighbors' wives, and in my name they have uttered lies--which I did not authorize. I know it and am a witness to it," declares the LORD.

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