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2 Samuel 24:17 NIV

17 When David saw the angel who was striking down the people, he said to the LORD, “I have sinned; I, the shepherd,a have done wrong. These are but sheep. What have they done? Let your hand fall on me and my family.”

References for 2 Samuel 24:17

    • ¹ 24:17 - Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint; Masoretic Text does not have "the shepherd" .

      Study tools for 2 Samuel 24:17

      • a 24:2 - Septuagint (see also verse 4 and 1 Chron. 21:2); Hebrew "Joab the army commander"
      • b 24:13 - Septuagint (see also 1 Chron. 21:12); Hebrew "seven"
      • c 24:17 - Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint; Masoretic Text does not have "the shepherd" .
      • d 24:23 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts "King Araunah"
      • e 24:24 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams