2 Samuel 13:19

And Tamar put ashes on her head, and tore her garment of many colors that was on her, and laid her hand on her head, and went on crying.
Read Chapter 13

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Head, as if to hide her face, Ezechiel xxvii. 30., and Jeremias ii. 37. So Mezentius: "Canitiem immundo deformat pulvere et ambas Ad Coelum tendit palmas." -- (Virgil, ├ćneid x.) See Homer, Iliad 2. (Calmet) Crying, that no one might think she had consented. (Menochius) She probably went directly to her brother's house, and related the affair to him; or he met her in this condition. (Salien)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

App Store LogoPlay Store Logo