1 Chronicles 21:3 NIV

3 But Joab replied, “May the LORD multiply his troops a hundred times over. My lord the king, are they not all my lord’s subjects? Why does my lord want to do this? Why should he bring guilt on Israel?”

References for 1 Chronicles 21:3

Study tools for 1 Chronicles 21:3

  • 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