Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- 2nd Samuel ~~- chapter 24 of 24 (25 verses.)

2nd Samuel 24:4Wrench

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But [sadly,] king [David's] word prevails against [General] Joab, and against [his subordinate army] commanders.
So Joab and [the] army's leaders [ride] out from the face of the king, to number the people of Israel.


Other English Bible translations of 2nd Samuel 24:4:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNHowever, the king’s word prevailed against Yo’av and the army officers. So Yo’av and the army officers went out from the king’s presence to take a census of the people of Isra’el.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRThe king's word, however, overruled Joab and the army commanders; so they left the presence of the king to enroll the fighting men of Israel.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNIn spite of what Joab said, the king's word had more authority than the word of Joab and the army commanders did. So they left the king and went out to count the fighting men of Israel.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNBut the king insisted that they take the census, so Joab and his officers went out to count the people of Israel.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNBut the king's word prevailed against Joab and the commanders of the army. So Joab and the commanders of the army went out from the presence of the king to take a census of the people of Israel.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNNevertheless, the king insisted, and so Joab and the army officers left the king to take a census of Israel.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNBut the king made Joab and his officers obey his order; they left his presence and went out to count the people of Israel.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNNevertheless, the king's word prevailed against Joab and against the commanders of the army. So Joab and the commanders of the army went out from the presence of the king to register the people of Israel.
King James Version (unedited)KJVNotwithstanding the king's word prevailed against Joab, and against the captains of the host. And Joab and the captains of the host went out from the presence of the king, to number the people of Israel.