1 Chronicles 21:17 NIV

17 David said to God, “Was it not I who ordered the fighting men to be counted? I, the shepherd,a have sinned and done wrong. These are but sheep. What have they done? LORD my God, let your hand fall on me and my family, but do not let this plague remain on your people.”

References for 1 Chronicles 21:17

    • È 21:17 - Probable reading of the original Hebrew text (see 2 Samuel 24:17 and note); Masoretic Text does not have "the shepherd" .

      Study tools for 1 Chronicles 21:17

      • 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