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2 Samuel 24:9 NIV

9 Joab reported the number of the fighting men to the king: In Israel there were eight hundred thousand able-bodied men who could handle a sword, and in Judah five hundred thousand.

References for 2 Samuel 24:9

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  • 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