2 Samuel 24:8

8 After they had gone through the entire land, they came back to Jerusalem at the end of nine months and twenty days.

Read 2 Samuel 24:8 Using Other Translations

So when they had gone through all the land, they came to Jerusalem at the end of nine months and twenty days.
So when they had gone through all the land, they came to Jerusalem at the end of nine months and twenty days.
Having gone through the entire land for nine months and twenty days, they returned to Jerusalem.

What does 2 Samuel 24:8 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Samuel 24:8

So when they had gone through all the land
Beginning at the east, and from thence to the north, and then going about to the west, came to the south, which finished their circuit:

they came to Jerusalem, at the end of nine months and twenty days:
they were ten months wanting ten days in numbering the people; in which they seem to have been very expeditious.

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