1 Chronicles 21:17

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 21:17  (King James Version)
And David said unto God, Is it not I that commanded the people to be numbered? even I it is that have sinned and done evil indeed; but as for these sheep, what have they done? let thine hand, I pray thee, O LORD my God, be on me, and on my father's house; but not on thy people, that they should be plagued.

Is it not I
8 ; 2 Samuel 24:17 ; Psalms 51:4 ; Ezekiel 16:63

these sheep
1 Kings 22:17 ; Psalms 44:11

what have
2 Samuel 24:1

let thine
Genesis 44:33 ; Exodus 32:32 Exodus 32:33 ; John 10:11 John 10:12 ; Romans 9:3 ; 1 John 3:16

on my father's
Exodus 20:5 ; 2 Samuel 12:10 ; Psalms 51:14 ; Isaiah 39:7 Isaiah 39:8

that they should
Joshua 22:18