2 Samuel 13:21

But when king David heard of all these things, he was very angry.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
And he This is not in Hebrew, nor in St. Jerome's version. Josephus and some copies of the Septuagint read it. But the reason here alleged would not suffice to excuse David. (Calmet) He might think that, as he had shown such a bad example himself, he could not with a good grace punish others. (Sanctius) This however was requisite, as long as he was king. Whatever faults he might have fallen into, he was not on that account to suffer crimes to remain unpunished; (Haydock) and it is supposed that he testified his resentment to Amnon; (Salien) though the Scripture be silent thereon. (Haydock) Abulensis condemns him for too great remissness. (Menochius)

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

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