Chris Juby

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2 Samuel 13 (in 140 characters or less)

David's son Amnon sent for his sister Tamar and raped her. Tamar's brother Absalom had his servants kill Amnon and then he fled.

Posted on 14 May 2011 to 19,105 followers, with 8 retweets.
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Comments

Megan

I think it's worth mentioning that David doesn't really do much, and that she went to live in Absalom's house "a desolate woman."

Megan

Oh wait, it's 140 characters or less, my bad.

Carole

Maybe because of David's own guilt with Bathsheba he did not discipline his own son. Hence 2 years later Absalom took revenge on Amnon for raping his sister.

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