Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- 1st Chronicles ~~- chapter 21 of 29 (30 verses.)

1st Chronicles 21:4Wrench

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But king [David's] demand prevails against [the logic of General] Joab {JAH-Dad}.
So Joab [storms] out [of Jerusalem].
He [rides] throughout the whole [nation of] Israel, [assigning serial numbers to the people].
Finally, [9 months later, Joab] returns to Jerusalem.


Other English Bible translations of 1st Chronicles 21:4:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNNevertheless, the king’s word prevailed against Yo’av. So Yo’av left and went through all Isra’el, after which he came to Yerushalayim.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRThe king's word, however, overruled Joab; so Joab left and went throughout Israel and then came back to Jerusalem.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNIn spite of what Joab said, the king's word had more authority than Joab's word did. So Joab left and went all through Israel. Then he came back to Jerusalem.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNBut the king insisted that Joab take the census, so Joab traveled throughout Israel to count the people. Then he returned to Jerusalem
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNBut the king's word prevailed against Joab. So Joab departed and went throughout all Israel, and came back to Jerusalem.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNBut David wouldn't take no for an answer, so Joab went off and did it--canvassed the country and then came back to Jerusalem
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNBut the king made Joab obey the order. Joab went out, traveled through the whole country of Israel, and then returned to Jerusalem.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNNevertheless, the king's word prevailed against Joab. Therefore, Joab departed and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.
King James Version (unedited)KJVNevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Wherefore Joab departed, and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.