Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Now Satan, designing evil against Israel, put into David's mind the impulse to take the number of Israel.

New American Standard Bible

Then Satan stood up against Israel and moved David to number Israel.

King James Version

And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel.

Holman Bible

Satan stood up against Israel and incited David to count the people of Israel.

International Standard Version

Then Satan attacked Israel by inciting David to enumerate a census of Israel.

A Conservative Version

And Satan stood up against Israel, and moved David to number Israel.

American Standard Version

And Satan stood up against Israel, and moved David to number Israel.

Amplified

Satan [the adversary] stood up against Israel and incited David to count [the population of] Israel.

Darby Translation

And Satan stood up against Israel, and moved David to number Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And an adversary will stand up against Israel, and he will stimulate David to number Israel

King James 2000

And Satan stood up against Israel, and incited David to number Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Satan stood against Israel and urged David to count Israel.

Modern King James verseion

And Satan stood up against Israel and provoked David to take a census of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Satan stood up against Israel, and persuaded David to number Israel.

NET Bible

An adversary opposed Israel, inciting David to count how many warriors Israel had.

New Heart English Bible

Satan stood up against Israel, and moved David to number Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

Then the accuser stood up, against Israel, - and moved David, to number Israel.

Webster

And Satan stood up against Israel, and incited David to number Israel.

World English Bible

Satan stood up against Israel, and moved David to number Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

And there standeth up an adversary against Israel, and persuadeth David to number Israel,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂטן 
Satan 
Usage: 27

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and provoked
סוּת 
Cuwth 
Usage: 18

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

to number
מנה 
manah 
Usage: 28

Context Readings

The Census Of David

1 Now Satan, designing evil against Israel, put into David's mind the impulse to take the number of Israel. 2 And David said to Joab and the captains of the people, Now let all Israel, from Beer-sheba to Dan, be numbered; and give me word so that I may be certain of their number.


Cross References

Job 1:6-12

And there was a day when the sons of the gods came together before the Lord, and the Satan came with them.

Job 2:1

And there was a day when the sons of the gods came together before the Lord, and the Satan came with them.

Job 2:4-6

And the Satan said in answer to the Lord, Skin for skin, all a man has he will give for his life.

Zechariah 3:1

And he let me see Joshua, the high priest, in his place before the angel of the Lord, and the Satan at his right hand ready to take up a cause against him.

2 Samuel 24:1-25

Again the wrath of the Lord was burning against Israel, and moving David against them, he said, Go, take the number of Israel and Judah.

1 Kings 22:20-22

And the Lord said, How may Ahab be tricked into going up to Ramoth-gilead to his death? And one said one thing and one another.

Matthew 4:3

And the Evil One came and said to him, If you are the Son of God, give the word for these stones to become bread.

Luke 11:53

And when he had come out of that place, the scribes and the Pharisees came round him angrily, questioning him about more things;

Luke 22:31

Simon, Simon, Satan has made a request to have you, so that he may put you to the test as grain is tested:

John 13:2

So while a meal was going on, the Evil One having now put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to be false to him,

Acts 5:3

But Peter said, Ananias, why has the Evil One put it into your heart to be false to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Hebrews 10:24

And let us be moving one another at all times to love and good works;

James 1:13

Let no man say when he is tested, I am tested by God; for it is not possible for God to be tested by evil, and he himself puts no man to such a test:

Revelation 12:10

And a great voice in heaven came to my ears, saying, Now is come the salvation, and the power, and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ: because he who says evil against our brothers before our God day and night is forced down.

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