2 Samuel 24:1
Good News Translation
On another occasion the LORD was angry with Israel, and he made David bring trouble on them. The LORD said to him, "Go and count the people of Israel and Judah."

Contemporary English Version
The LORD was angry with Israel again, and he made David think it would be a good idea to count the people in Israel and Judah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the anger of the Lord was again kindled against Israel, and stirred up David among them, saying: Go, number Israel and Juda.

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And the anger of the Lord was again kindled against Israel, and stirred up David among them, saying: Go, number Israel and Juda.

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2 Samuel 21:1 And there was a famine in the days of David for three years successively: and David consulted the oracle of the Lord. And the Lord said: It is for Saul, and his bloody house, because he slow the Gabaonites.

1 Chronicles 21:1 And Satan rose up against Israel: and moved David to number Israel.

, the reader will there find that {Satan was the mover}, and that the Lord most righteously punished David for the display of pride he had manifested. Oh! that Christians, who sometimes have their minds harassed with doubts, would remember the promise, that what they know not now they shall know hereafter, and if no other instance of elucidation than this passage occurred to them to remove their doubts, let this be a means of stirring them up to dig deeper than ever into the inexhaustible mines of the Inspired Word.

James 1:13,14 Let no man, when he is tempted, say that he is tempted by God. For God is not a tempter of evils: and he tempteth no man. . . .

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2 Samuel 12:11 Thus saith the Lord: Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thy own house, and I will take thy wives before thy eyes and give them to thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.

2 Samuel 16:10 And the king said: What have I to do with you, ye sons of Sarvia? Let him alone and let him curse: for the Lord hath bid him curse David: and who is he that shall dare say, why hath he done so?

Genesis 45:5 Be not afraid, and let it not seem to you a hard case that you sold me into these countries: for God sent me before you into Egypt for your preservation.

Genesis 50:20 You thought evil against me: but God turned it into good, that he might exalt me, as at present you see, and might save many people.

Exodus 7:3 But I shall harden his heart, and shall multiply my signs and wonders in the land of Egypt.

1 Samuel 26:19 Now therefore hear, I pray thee, my lord the king, the words of thy servant: If the Lord stir thee up against me, let him accept of sacrifice: but if the sons of men, they are cursed in the sight of the Lord, who have cast me out this day, that I should not dwell in the inheritance of the Lord, saying: Go, serve strange gods.

1 Kings 22:20-23 And the Lord said: Who shall deceive Achab, king of Israel, that he may go up, and fall at Ramoth Galaad? And one spoke words of this manner, and another otherwise. . . .

Ezekiel 14:9 And when the prophet shall err, and speak a word: I the Lord have deceived that prophet: and I will stretch forth my hand upon him, and will cut him off from the midst of my people Israel.

Ezekiel 20:25 Therefore I also gave them statutes that were not good, and judgments, in which they shall not live.

Acts 4:28 To do what thy hand and thy counsel decreed to be done.

2 Thessalonians 2:11 That all may be judged who have not believed the truth but have consented to iniquity.

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1 Chronicles 27:23,24 But David would not number them from twenty years old and under: because the lord had said that he would multiply Israel like the stars of heaven. . . .

Context
David's Military Census
1And the anger of the Lord was again kindled against Israel, and stirred up David among them, saying: Go, number Israel and Juda.2And the king said to Joab the general of his army: Go through all the tribes of Israel from Dan to Bersabee, and number ye the people that I may know the number of them.…
Cross References
Leviticus 10:6
And Moses said to Aaron, and to Eleazar and Ithamar, his sons: Uncover not your heads, and rend not your garments, lest perhaps you die, and indignation come upon all the congregation. Let your brethren, and all the house of Israel, bewail the burning which the Lord has kindled.

Numbers 1:19
As the Lord had commanded Moses. And they were numbered in the desert of Sinai.

2 Samuel 21:1
And there was a famine in the days of David for three years successively: and David consulted the oracle of the Lord. And the Lord said: It is for Saul, and his bloody house, because he slow the Gabaonites.

2 Samuel 21:2
Then the king, calling for the Gabaonites, said to them: (Now the Gabaonites were not of the children of Israel, but the remains of the Amorrhites: and the children of Israel had sworn to them, and Saul sought to slay them out of zeal, as it were for the children of Israel and Juda:)

1 Chronicles 7:2
The sons of Thola: Ozi and Raphaia, and Jeriel, and Jemai, and Jebsem, and Samuel, chiefs of the houses of their kindreds. Of the posterity of Thola were numbered in the days of David, two and twenty thousand six hundred most valiant men.

1 Chronicles 21:1
And Satan rose up against Israel: and moved David to number Israel.

1 Chronicles 27:23
But David would not number them from twenty years old and under: because the lord had said that he would multiply Israel like the stars of heaven.

1 Chronicles 27:24
Joab the son of Sarvia began to number, but he finished not: because upon this there fell wrath upon Israel: and therefore the number of them that were numbered, was not registered in the chronicles of king David.

Additional Translations
Again the anger of the LORD burned against Israel, and He stirred up David against them, saying, “Go and take a census of Israel and Judah.”And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go, number Israel and Judah.

And again the anger of Jehovah was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them, saying, Go, number Israel and Judah.

And the Lord caused his anger to burn forth again in Israel, and Satan stirred up David against them, saying, Go, number Israel and Juda.

And again the anger of Jehovah was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them saying, Go, number Israel and Judah.

And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them, saying, Go, number Israel and Judah.

And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go number Israel and Judah.

Again the anger of Yahweh was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them, saying, "Go, number Israel and Judah."

And the anger of Jehovah addeth to burn against Israel, and an adversary moveth David about them, saying, 'Go, number Israel and Judah.'
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