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Tamar, Daughter of David: (9th century BCE) Daughter of David, sister of Absalom. She was violated by her half-brother Amnon. Absalom killed Amnon to avenge his sister's honor, creating a rift between David and Absalom.

Tamar, Daughter-in-law of Judah: (a) Originally married to Judah's son Er. After Er’s death, she married his brother Onan. After Onan, too, she seduced Judah and bore him twin sons, Zerach and Peretz (progenitor of King David). According to the Midrash, she was the daughter of Shem. (b) A common Jewish name.

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Entry for 'Tamar'. Chabad Knowledge Base. 2012.

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