11 Before David got up the next morning, the word of the LORD had come to Gad the prophet, David’s seer:

Read 2 Samuel 24:11 Using Other Translations

For when David was up in the morning, the word of the LORD came unto the prophet Gad, David's seer, saying,
And when David arose in the morning, the word of the LORD came to the prophet Gad, David's seer, saying,
The next morning the word of the LORD came to the prophet Gad, who was David’s seer. This was the message: