12 She answered him, “No, my brother, do not violate[a] me, for (A)such a thing is not done in Israel; do not do this (B)outrageous thing. 13 As for me, where could I carry my shame? And as for you, you would be as one of (C)the outrageous fools in Israel. Now therefore, please speak to the king, for he will not withhold me from you.”

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 13:12 Or humiliate; also verses 14, 22, 32

Keep your way far from her,
    and do not go near the door of her house,
lest you give your honor to others
    and your years to the merciless,

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33 He will get wounds and dishonor,
    and his disgrace will not be wiped away.

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