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

1st Chronicles 21:8Wrench

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So [king] David [cries] to Elohim, β€œI've set a treacherous wildfire by conducting [an individualized census].
So now, I beg you, take away the disaster [which I,] your servant [planted].
I was a depraved idiot [to number human-beings like cattle].”


Other English Bible translations of 1st Chronicles 21:8:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNDavid said to Elohim, "I have greatly sinned by doing this. But now, please! Put aside your servant’s sin, for I have done a very foolish thing."
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRThen David said to Elohim, 'I have sinned greatly by doing this. Now, I beg you, take away the guilt of your servant. I have done a very foolish thing.'
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNThen David said to Elohim, 'I committed a great sin when I counted Israel's men. I beg you to take away my guilt. I've done a very foolish thing.'
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNThen David said to Elohim, 'I have sinned greatly and shouldn't have taken the census. Please forgive me for doing this foolish thing.'
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNDavid said to Elohim, "I have sinned greatly in that I have done this thing. But now, I pray you, take away the guilt of your servant; for I have done very foolishly."
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNThen David prayed, 'I have sinned badly in what I have just done, substituting statistics for trust; forgive my sin--I've been really stupid.'
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNDavid said to Elohim, "I have committed a terrible sin in doing this! Please forgive me. I have acted foolishly."
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNDavid said to Elohim, 'I have sinned greatly, in that I have done this thing. But now, please take away the iniquity of Your servant, for I have done very foolishly.'
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd David said unto God, I have sinned greatly, because I have done this thing: but now, I beseech thee, do away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.