1 Chronicles 27:23

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But Dauid tooke not the number of them from twentie yeeres olde and vnder: because the Lord had said, hee would increase Israel like to the starres of the heauens.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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 heaven.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 27:23


27:23 Because - And therefore to number them all both above and undertwenty years old, had been both an infinite trouble and a tempting of God,or a questioning the truth of his promises.


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