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1 Chronicles 21:1 NIV

David Counts the Fighting Men

1 Satan rose up against Israel and incited David to take a census of Israel.

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  • a 21:12 - Hebrew; Septuagint and Vulgate (see also 2 Samuel 24:13) "of fleeing"
  • b 21:15 - Hebrew "Ornan," a variant of "Araunah" ; also in verses 18-28
  • c 21:17 - Probable reading of the original Hebrew text (see 2 Samuel 24:17 and note); Masoretic Text does not have "the shepherd" .
  • d 21:25 - That is, about 15 pounds or about 6.9 kilograms