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Luke 2:1-2

Now it happened that in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire. (This first registration took place [when] Quirinius was governor of Syria.)

Numbers 3:40

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Muster every firstborn male from the {Israelites} from {one month} and above and {count} their names.

Judges 21:9

The people were counted, and no one was there from the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead.

1 Samuel 11:8

He mustered them at Bezek; the {Israelites} [were] three hundred thousand, and the men of Judah [were] thirty thousand.

1 Samuel 13:15

Then Samuel got up and went up from Gilgal to Gibeah of Benjamin. And Saul mustered the people who were found with him, about six hundred men.

Isaiah 33:18

Your {mind} will meditate [on the] terror: "Where [is the] one who counted? Where [is the] one who weighed out? Where [is the] one who counted the towers?"

1 Chronicles 27:24

Joab the son of Zeruiah began to count, but he did not finish. But wrath came upon Israel concerning this, and the number was not included in {the chronicles} of King David.

1 Chronicles 21:6

But he did not count Levi and Benjamin among them, for the word of the king was repulsive to Joab.

Ezra 2:2-67

They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah. The number of the men of the people of Israel: the descendants of Parosh, two thousand one hundred and seventy-two; the descendants of Shephatiah, three hundred and seventy-two;read more.
the descendants of Arah, seven hundred and seventy-five; the descendants of Pahath-moab, [particularly] the descendants of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred and twelve; the descendants of Elam, one thousand two hundred and fifty-four; the descendants of Zattu, nine hundred and forty-five; the descendants of Zaccai, seven hundred and sixty; the descendants of Bani, six hundred and forty-two; the descendants of Bebai, six hundred and twenty-three; the descendants of Azgad, one thousand two hundred and twenty-two; the descendants of Adonikam, six hundred and sixty-six; the descendants of Bigvai, two thousand fifty-six; the descendants of Adin, four hundred and fifty-four; the descendants of Ater, [particularly] of Hezekiah, ninety-eight; the descendants of Bezai, three hundred and twenty-three; the descendants of Jorah, one hundred and twelve; the descendants of Hashum, two hundred and twenty-three; the descendants of Gibbar, ninety-five; the people of Bethlehem, one hundred and twenty-three; the men of Netophah, fifty-six; the men of Anathoth, one hundred and twenty-eight; the people of Azmaveth, forty-two; the people of Kiriath ?rim, Kephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty-three; the people of Ramah and Geba, six hundred and twenty-one; the men of Micmash, one hundred and twenty-two; the men of Bethel and Ai, two hundred and twenty-three; the people of Nebo, fifty-two; the people of Magbish, one hundred and fifty-six; the people of the other Elam, one thousand two hundred and fifty-four; the people of Harim, three hundred and twenty; the people of Lod, Hadid, and Ono, seven hundred and twenty-five; the people of Jericho, three hundred and forty-five; the people of Senaah, three thousand six hundred and thirty. The priests: the descendants of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred and seventy-three; the descendants of Immer, one thousand fifty-two; the descendants of Pashhur, one thousand two hundred and forty-seven; the descendants of Harim, one thousand seventeen. The Levites: the descendants of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the descendants of Hodaviah, seventy-four. The singers: the descendants of Asaph, one hundred and twenty-eight. The descendants of the gatekeepers: the descendants of Shallum, the descendants of Ater, the descendants of Talmon, the descendants of Akkub, the descendants of Hatita, and the descendants of Shobai; in total one hundred and thirty-nine. The temple servants: the descendants of Ziha, the descendants of Hasupha, the descendants of Tabbaoth, the descendants of Keros, the descendants of Siaha, the descendants of Padon, the descendants of Lebanah, the descendants of Hagabah, the descendants of Akkub, the descendants of Hagab, the descendants of Shamlai, the descendants of Hanan, the descendants of Giddel, the descendants of Gahar, the descendants of Reaiah, the descendants of Rezin, the descendants of Nekoda, the descendants of Gazzam, the descendants of Uzza, the descendants of Paseah, the descendants of Besai, the descendants of Asnah, the descendants of Meunim, the descendants of Nephisim, the descendants of Bakbuk, the descendants of Hakupha, the descendants of Harhur, the descendants of Bazluth, the descendants of Mehida, the descendants of Harsha, the descendants of Barkos, the descendants of Sisera, the descendants of Temah, the descendants of Neziah, and the descendants of Hatipha. The descendants of Solomon's servants: the descendants of Sotai, the descendants of Hassophereth, the descendants of Peruda, the descendants of Jaalah, the descendants of Darkon, the descendants of Giddel, the descendants of Shephatiah, the descendants of Hattil, the descendants of Pochereth-hazzebaim, and the descendants of Ami. All the temple servants and the descendants of Solomon's servants were three hundred and ninety-two. Now these were the ones who came up from Tel-melah, Tel-harsha, Cherub, Addan, and Immer, but they were not able to prove their fathers' household and their descent, if they were from Israel: the descendants of Delaiah, the descendants of Tobiah, and the descendants of Nekoda, six hundred and fifty-two. And from the descendants of the priests: the descendants of Habaiah, the descendants of Hakkoz, and the descendants of Barzillai (who took a wife from the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite, and was called by their name). These sought their record in the genealogy [records], but they were not found, and {were excluded from the priesthood as unclean}. The governor said to them that they could not eat from the holy food of the sanctuary until there was present a priest for the Urim and Thummim. The whole assembly together was forty-two thousand three hundred and sixty, apart from their male and female servants, of whom were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and they had two hundred male and female singers. Their horses [numbered] seven hundred and thirty-six, their mules [numbered] two hundred and forty-five, their camels [numbered] four hundred and thirty-five, their donkeys [numbered] six thousand seven hundred and twenty.

Luke 2:2

(This first registration took place [when] Quirinius was governor of Syria.)

Luke 2:3

And everyone went to be registered, each one to his own town.

Luke 2:5

to be registered together with Mary, who was legally promised in marriage to him [and] was pregnant.

Acts 5:37

After this man, Judas the Galilean rose up in the days of the census and {caused people to follow him in revolt}. And that one perished, and all who followed him were scattered.

Numbers 1:2-46

"{Take a census of} the entire community of the {Israelites} according to their clans and {their families}, according to [the] number of names, every male individually from {twenty years old} and above, everyone in Israel who [is able] to go to war. You and Aaron must muster them for their wars. A man from each tribe will be with you, each man the head of {his family}.read more.
And these [are] the names of the men who will {assist you}: from Reuben, Elizur son of Shedeur; from Simeon, Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai; from Judah, Nahshon son of Amminadab; from Issachar, Nethanel son of Zuar; from Zebulun, Eliab son of Helon. From the descendants of Joseph: from Ephraim, Elishama son of Ammihud; from Manasseh, Gamaliel son of Pedahzur. From Benjamin, Abidan son of Gideoni; from Dan, Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai; from Asher, Pagiel son of Ocran; from Gad, Eliasaph son of Deuel; [and] from Naphtali, Ahira son of Enan." These [are] the ones summoned from the community, the leaders of their ancestors' tribes; they [are] the heads of Israel's clans. So Moses and Aaron took these men who had been designated by name, and they summoned the entire community on [the] first day of the second month. And they registered themselves among their clans according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names from {those twenty years old} and above individually, just as Yahweh commanded Moses. And he counted them in the desert of Sinai. The descendants of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, every male individually from {twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Reuben were forty-six thousand five hundred. From the descendants of Simeon, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, those who were counted according to [the] number of their names, every individual male from {twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Simeon were fifty-nine thousand three hundred. From the descendants of Gad, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Gad were forty-five thousand six hundred and fifty. From the descendants of Judah, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Judah were seventy-four thousand six hundred. From the descendants of Issachar, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Issachar were fifty-four thousand four hundred. From the descendants of Zebulun, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Zebulun were fifty-seven thousand four hundred. From the descendants of Joseph: from the descendants of Ephraim, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Ephraim were forty thousand five hundred. From the descendants of Manasseh, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Manasseh were thirty-two thousand two hundred. From the descendants of Benjamin, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Benjamin were thirty-five thousand four hundred. From the descendants of Dan, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Dan were sixty-two thousand seven hundred. From the descendants of Asher, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Asher were forty-one thousand five hundred. From the descendants of Naphtali, their genealogies according to their clans, according to {their families}, according to [the] number of names, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone who [is able] to go to war: those who were counted from the tribe of Naphtali were fifty-three thousand four hundred. These [are] the ones counted whom Moses and Aaron mustered, with the twelve leaders of Israel, each one from {his family}. So all those who were counted from the {Israelites} according to {their families}, from {those twenty years old} and above, everyone in Israel who [is able] to go to war. All of the ones counted were six hundred and three thousand, five hundred and fifty.

Numbers 26:2-4

"{Take a census} of the community of the {Israelites} from {those twenty years old} and above, according to {their families}, all who are able to go out to war in Israel." So Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them on the desert-plateau of Moab by [the] Jordan [across from] Jericho, saying, "[Take a census of the community] from {those twenty years old} and above, just as Yahweh commanded Moses." The Israelites who went out from the land of Egypt [were]:

Numbers 26:63

These [were] the ones counted by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who counted the {Israelites} on the desert-plateau of Moab on [the] Jordan [across] Jericho.

Numbers 26:64

And among these there was not a man of those counted by Moses and Aaron the priest, who counted the {Israelites} in the desert of Sinai.

1 Samuel 15:4

Saul summoned the army and mustered them at Telaim; two hundred thousand foot soldiers and ten thousand men of Judah.

2 Samuel 24:1-2

Again Yahweh [was] angry with Israel, and he incited David against them, saying, "Go count Israel and Judah." The king said to Joab, the commander of the army who [was] with him: "Please go about through all the tribes of Israel from Dan to Beersheba, and count the people that I may know the number of the people."

2 Samuel 24:4

But the word of the king prevailed over Joab and over the commanders of the army, so Joab and the commanders of the army went out from before the king to count the people of Israel.

1 Chronicles 21:1-2

Then Satan stood against Israel and urged David to count Israel. So David said to Joab and to the commanders of the nation, "Go, count Israel from Beersheba to Dan and bring a report to me that I might know their number."

1 Chronicles 27:1-24

And as for the number of the {Israelites}, the heads of {families}, the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and their officials who serve the king in all matters of the working groups that came and went, month by month, throughout all the months of the year, each working group: twenty-four thousand. Over the first working group for the first month: Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. From the sons of Perez [who was] the chief of the commanders of the armies for the first month.read more.
And over the working groups of the second month: Dodai the Ahohite and his working group, and Mikloth the commander. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. The third commander of the army for the third month [was] Benaiah son of Jehoiada the chief priest. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. This [was] Benaiah [who was] a mighty warrior of thirty, and over the thirty and his working group [was] Ammizabad his son. The fourth, for the fourth month, [was] Asahel the brother of Joab and his son Zebadiah after him. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. The fifth, for the fifth month, the commander [was] Shamhuth the Izrahite. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. The sixth, for the sixth month, [was] Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. The seventh, for the seventh month, [was] Helez the Pelonite, from the sons of Ephraim. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. The eighth, for the eighth month, [was] Sibbecai the Hushathite of the Zerahites. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. The ninth, for the ninth month, [was] Abiezer the Anathothite of the Benjamites. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. The tenth, for the tenth month, [was] Maharai the Netophathite of the Zerahites. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. The eleventh, for the eleventh month, [was] Benaiah the Pirathonite from the sons of Ephraim. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. The twelfth, for the twelfth month, [was] Heldai the Netophathite, of Othniel. And [he was] over his working group [of] twenty-four thousand. And over the tribes of Israel, for the Reubenites: the commander [was] Eliezer the son of Zikri. For the Simeonites: Shephatiah the son of Maacah. For Levi: Hashabiah the son of Kemuel. For Aaron, Zadok. For Judah: Elihu, from the brothers of David. For Issachar: Omri the son of Michael. For Zebulun: Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah. For Naphtali: Jerimoth the son of Azriel. For the Ephraimites: Hoshea the son of Azaziah. For the half-tribe of Manasseh: Joel the son of Pedaiah. For the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead: Iddo the son of Zechariah. For Benjamin: Jaasiel son of Abner. For Dan: Azarel the son of Jeroham. These [were] the commanders of the tribes of Israel. 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. Joab the son of Zeruiah began to count, but he did not finish. But wrath came upon Israel concerning this, and the number was not included in {the chronicles} of King David.

Luke 2:1-5

Now it happened that in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire. (This first registration took place [when] Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to be registered, each one to his own town.read more.
So Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family line of David, to be registered together with Mary, who was legally promised in marriage to him [and] was pregnant.

Numbers 1:2

"{Take a census of} the entire community of the {Israelites} according to their clans and {their families}, according to [the] number of names, every male individually

Numbers 26:1

And it happened after the plague, Yahweh said to Moses and to Eleazar son of Aaron the priest, saying,

2 Samuel 24:2

The king said to Joab, the commander of the army who [was] with him: "Please go about through all the tribes of Israel from Dan to Beersheba, and count the people that I may know the number of the people."

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Census » The numbering of israel » By david

2 Samuel 24:1-9

Again Yahweh [was] angry with Israel, and he incited David against them, saying, "Go count Israel and Judah." The king said to Joab, the commander of the army who [was] with him: "Please go about through all the tribes of Israel from Dan to Beersheba, and count the people that I may know the number of the people." Then Joab said to the king, "May Yahweh your God increase the people a hundred times {what they are} as the eyes of my lord the king are seeing. But my lord the king, why does he desire this thing?" read more.
But the word of the king prevailed over Joab and over the commanders of the army, so Joab and the commanders of the army went out from before the king to count the people of Israel. They crossed over the Jordan and camped at Aroer to the south of the city, which [was] in the middle of the wadi of Gad, and up to Jazer. Then they went to Gilead and to the land of Tahtim Hodshi. They came to Dan Jaan and around to Sidon and came to the fortress of Tyre and all the cities of the Hivites and the Canaanites. Then they went out to the Negev of Judah at Beersheba. They went about through all the land, and they came to Jerusalem at the end of nine months and twenty days. Then Joab gave the number of the counting of the people to the king. Israel [was] eight hundred thousand {valiant warriors} wielding the sword, and the men of Judah [were] five hundred thousand.

1 Chronicles 27:24

Joab the son of Zeruiah began to count, but he did not finish. But wrath came upon Israel concerning this, and the number was not included in {the chronicles} of King David.

1 Chronicles 21:1-8

Then Satan stood against Israel and urged David to count Israel. So David said to Joab and to the commanders of the nation, "Go, count Israel from Beersheba to Dan and bring a report to me that I might know their number." But Joab said, "May Yahweh add to the people a hundred times what they are! Are they not, O my lord the king, all of them the king's servants? Why does my lord seek this? Why would he bring guilt to Israel?" read more.
But the word of the king prevailed over Joab. Then he went about through all Israel and came to Jerusalem. And Joab gave the number of the enrollment of the people to David. And it happened [that] all Israel [was] one million one hundred thousand men drawing a sword, and in Judah [were] four hundred and seventy thousand men drawing a sword. But he did not count Levi and Benjamin among them, for the word of the king was repulsive to Joab. But this word was displeasing in the eyes of God, and he struck Israel. Then David said to God, "I have sinned severely [in] that I have done this thing. But now, please forgive the sin of your servant, for I have been very foolish."

Census » The numbering of israel » By moses

Exodus 38:26

[It was] a bekah for the individual, the half shekel according to the sanctuary shekel, for {everyone who was counted}, from {twenty years old} and above, for six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty.

Numbers 3:14-43

Yahweh spoke to Moses in the desert of Sinai, saying, "Muster the descendants of Levi according to {their families}, according to their clans. You will count every male from {one month} and above." So Moses mustered them according to the {command of Yahweh}, just as he commanded. read more.
These were the sons of Levi according to their names: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. And these [are] the names of the sons of Gershon according to their clans: Libni and Shimei. And the sons of Kohath according to their clans: Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. The sons of Merari according to their tribes: Mahli and Mushi. These [are] the clans of the Levites according to {their families}. {To Gershon belonged} the clan of the Libnites and the clan of the Shimeites; these [are] the clans of the Gershonites. The {ones counted} according to the number of every male from {one month} and above [were] seven thousand five hundred. The clans of the Gershonites will camp behind the tabernacle to the west, and the leader of {the family} of the Gershonites is Eliasaph son of Lael. And the responsibility of the descendants of Gershon in the tent of assembly [is] the tabernacle, and the tent covering it and the curtain of the doorway of the tent of the assembly, and the hangings of the courtyard and the curtain of the doorway of the courtyard that [is] around the tabernacle and the altar, and its ten cords, all of its use. {To Kohath belonged} the clan of Amramites, the clan of the Izharites, the clan of the Hebronites, and the clan [of] the Uzzielites; these [were] the clans of the Kohathites. According to [the] number of every male from {one month} and above [there were] eight thousand six hundred keeping the responsibility of the sanctuary. The clan of the descendants of Kohath will encamp on the side of the tabernacle to the south. The leader of {his family} according to the clans of the Kohathites [is] Elizaphan the son of Uzziel. Their responsibility [was] the ark, the table, the lampstand, the altar, and the vessels of the sanctuary, with which they ministered, and the curtain, and all of its use. The {chief of the leaders} of the Levites was Eleazar son of Aaron the priest [who had] oversight of those keeping the responsibility of the sanctuary. {To Merari belonged} the clan of Mahlites and the clan of the Mushites: these [are] the clans of Merari. The {ones counted} according to the number of every male from {one month} and above [were] six thousand two hundred. [The] leader of {the family} according to the clans of Merari [is] Zuriel son of Abihail; they will encamp of the side of the tabernacle to the north. The responsibility of the sons of Merari [was] the supervision of the frames of the tabernacle, its bars, pillars, bases, and all its vessels and all its service, and the pillars around the courtyard, and their bases, pegs, and cords. Those encamped before the tabernacle to the east--before the tent of assembly to the east--[were] Moses and Aaron and his sons; they will keep the responsibility of the sanctuary {for the Israelites}; and the stranger who approaches will be put to death. All those counted from the Levites whom Moses and Aaron mustered according to {the word of Yahweh}, according to their clans, every male from {one month} and above [were] twenty-two thousand. And Yahweh said to Moses, "Muster every firstborn male from the {Israelites} from {one month} and above and {count} their names. And you will receive the Levites for me--I [am] Yahweh--in the place of all [the] firstborn among the {Israelites}, and the animals of the Levites in the place of all [the] firstborn among the animals among the {Israelites}." So Moses mustered all the firstborn among the {Israelites} just as Yahweh commanded him. And all [the] firstborn males among the number of names from {one month} and above, the {ones counted}, [were] twenty-two thousand two hundred and seventy-three.

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Exodus 30:12-16

"{When you take a census of} the {Israelites} to count them, they will each give the ransom of his life for Yahweh when counting them, and a plague will not be among them when counting them. This they will give, {everyone who is counted}, the half shekel, according to the sanctuary shekel, [which is] twenty gerahs per shekel. The half shekel [is] a contribution for Yahweh. {Everyone who is counted} from {twenty years old} and above will give the contribution of Yahweh. read more.
The rich will not give more, and the poor will not give less than the half shekel to give the contribution of Yahweh to make atonement for their lives. And you will take the atonement money from the {Israelites} and give it to the service of the tent of assembly, and it will be as a memorial for the {Israelites} before Yahweh to make atonement for your lives."

Exodus 38:26

[It was] a bekah for the individual, the half shekel according to the sanctuary shekel, for {everyone who was counted}, from {twenty years old} and above, for six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty.

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Luke 2:1-3

Now it happened that in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire. (This first registration took place [when] Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to be registered, each one to his own town.

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2 Samuel 24:1-9

Again Yahweh [was] angry with Israel, and he incited David against them, saying, "Go count Israel and Judah." The king said to Joab, the commander of the army who [was] with him: "Please go about through all the tribes of Israel from Dan to Beersheba, and count the people that I may know the number of the people." Then Joab said to the king, "May Yahweh your God increase the people a hundred times {what they are} as the eyes of my lord the king are seeing. But my lord the king, why does he desire this thing?" read more.
But the word of the king prevailed over Joab and over the commanders of the army, so Joab and the commanders of the army went out from before the king to count the people of Israel. They crossed over the Jordan and camped at Aroer to the south of the city, which [was] in the middle of the wadi of Gad, and up to Jazer. Then they went to Gilead and to the land of Tahtim Hodshi. They came to Dan Jaan and around to Sidon and came to the fortress of Tyre and all the cities of the Hivites and the Canaanites. Then they went out to the Negev of Judah at Beersheba. They went about through all the land, and they came to Jerusalem at the end of nine months and twenty days. Then Joab gave the number of the counting of the people to the king. Israel [was] eight hundred thousand {valiant warriors} wielding the sword, and the men of Judah [were] five hundred thousand.

1 Chronicles 21:5-6

And Joab gave the number of the enrollment of the people to David. And it happened [that] all Israel [was] one million one hundred thousand men drawing a sword, and in Judah [were] four hundred and seventy thousand men drawing a sword. But he did not count Levi and Benjamin among them, for the word of the king was repulsive to Joab.

1 Chronicles 27:23-24

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. Joab the son of Zeruiah began to count, but he did not finish. But wrath came upon Israel concerning this, and the number was not included in {the chronicles} of King David.

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