Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Joab the son of Zeruiah began to number, but he finished not, because there fell wrath for it against Israel; neither was the number put in the account of the chronicles of king David.

Bible References

Began to number

1 Chronicles 21:1
And Satan stood up against Israel, and incited David to number Israel.
2 Samuel 24:1
And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he incited David against them to say, Go, number Israel and Judah.