2 Samuel 24:21 NIV

21 Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?” “To buy your threshing floor,” David answered, “so I can build an altar to the LORD, that the plague on the people may be stopped.”

References for 2 Samuel 24:21

Study tools for 2 Samuel 24:21

  • 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