1 Chronicles 21:7

floor; where having built an altar, God gives a sign of his favour by fire, and stays the plague.
Overview - 1 Chronicles 21
David, tempted by Satan, forces Joab to number the people.
The number of the people being brought, David repents of it.
David having three plagues propounded by God, chooses the pestilence.
14 After the death of seventy thousand, David by repentance prevents the destruction of Jerusalem.
18 David, by Gad's direction, purchases Ornan's threshing-
28 David sacrifices there, being restrained from Gibeon by fear of the angel.
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1 Chronicles 21:7  (King James Version)
And God was displeased with this thing; therefore he smote Israel.

And God was displeased with this thing
Hebrew And it was
evil in the eyes of God concerning this thing.
2 Samuel 11:27 ; 1 Kings 15:5

he smote
14 ; Joshua 7:1 Joshua 7:5 Joshua 7:13 ; 22:16-26 2 Samuel 21:1 2 Samuel 21:14 ; 24:1