Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And David lifted not up their number, from the son of twenty years and beneath: for Jehovah said to multiply Israel as the stars of the heavens.

New American Standard Bible

But David did not count those twenty years of age and under, because the Lord had said He would multiply Israel as the stars of heaven.

King James Version

But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under: because the LORD had said he would increase Israel like to the stars of the heavens.

Holman Bible

David didn’t count the men aged 20 or under, for the Lord had said He would make Israel as numerous as the stars of heaven.

International Standard Version

David did not complete a census of those younger than 20 years of age, since the LORD had said he would make Israel as numerous as the stars of heaven.

A Conservative Version

But David did not take the number of them from twenty years old and under, because LORD had said he would increase Israel like the stars of heaven.

American Standard Version

But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under, because Jehovah had said he would increase Israel like to the stars of heaven.

Amplified

But David did not count those twenty years of age and under, for the Lord had said he would multiply Israel as the stars of heaven.

Bible in Basic English

But David did not take the number of those who were under twenty years old, for the Lord had said that he would make Israel like the stars of heaven in number.

Darby Translation

And David took not their number from twenty years old and under; for Jehovah had said he would increase Israel as the stars of heaven.

King James 2000

But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under: because the LORD had said he would increase Israel like the stars of the heavens.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And David did not {take a census of those twenty years old or under} because Yahweh promised to make Israel more numerous than the stars of heaven.

Modern King James verseion

But David did not take the number of those from twenty years old and under, because Jehovah had said He would increase Israel like the stars of the heavens.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But David took not the number of them under twenty years: for the LORD said he would increase Israel like unto the stars of the sky.

NET Bible

David did not count the males twenty years old and under, for the Lord had promised to make Israel as numerous as the stars in the sky.

New Heart English Bible

But David did not take the number of them from twenty years old and under, because the LORD had said he would increase Israel like the stars of the sky.

The Emphasized Bible

But David took not the number of them, from twenty years old, and under, - because Yahweh had said, he would multiply Israel like the stars of the heavens.

Webster

But David took not the number of them from twenty years old and under: because the LORD had said he would increase Israel like to the stars of the heavens.

World English Bible

But David didn't take the number of them from twenty years old and under, because Yahweh had said he would increase Israel like the stars of the sky.

Youngs Literal Translation

And David hath not taken up their number from a son of twenty years and under, for Jehovah said to multiply Israel as the stars of the heavens.

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English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

not the number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

עשׂרים 
`esriym 
Usage: 315

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

and under
מטּה 
Mattah 
Usage: 19

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

like to the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Leaders Of The Tribes And Other High Ranking Officials

22 To Dan: Azriel son of Jeroham. These the chiefs of the tribes of. Israel. 23 And David lifted not up their number, from the son of twenty years and beneath: for Jehovah said to multiply Israel as the stars of the heavens. 24 Joab son of Zeruiah began to number, and finished not, for there will be wrath upon this against Israel; and the number went not up into the Amber of the words of the days to king David.


Cross References

Genesis 15:5

And he will bring him forth without, and will say, Now look to the heavens and count the stars, if thou shalt be able to count them: and he will say to him, So shall be thy seed.

Numbers 1:18

And they gathered together all the assembly in one of the second month, and they will declare their birth according to their families, according to the the son of twenty years and above, all going forth to war

1 Chronicles 21:2-5

And David will say to Joab and to the chiefs of the people, Go number Israel from the well of the oath even to judgment, and bring to me and I shall know their number.

Hebrews 11:12

Wherefore also from one were they born, and these of him having been dead, as the stars of heaven for multitude, and as the sand near the lip of the sea innumerable.

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