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2 Samuel 24:21

21 Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?”

“To buy your threshing floor,” David answered, “so I can build an altar to the Lord, that the plague on the people may be stopped.”m

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2 Samuel 24:21 — English Standard Version (ESV)

21 And Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?” David said, “To buy the threshing floor from you, in order to build an altar to the Lord, that the plague may be averted from the people.”

2 Samuel 24:21 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

21 And Araunah said, Wherefore is my lord the king come to his servant? And David said, To buy the threshingfloor of thee, to build an altar unto the Lord, that the plague may be stayed from the people.

2 Samuel 24:21 — New Living Translation (NLT)

21 “Why have you come, my lord the king?” Araunah asked.

David replied, “I have come to buy your threshing floor and to build an altar to the Lord there, so that he will stop the plague.”

2 Samuel 24:21 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

21 Then Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?”

And David said, “To buy the threshing floor from you, to build an altar to the Lord, that the plague may be withdrawn from the people.”

2 Samuel 24:21 — New Century Version (NCV)

21 He said, “Why has my master the king come to me?”

David answered, “To buy the threshing floor from you so I can build an altar to the Lord. Then the terrible disease will stop.”

2 Samuel 24:21 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

21 And Araunah said, Wherefore is my lord the king come to his servant? And David said, To buy the threshing-floor of thee, to build an altar unto Jehovah, that the plague may be stayed from the people.

2 Samuel 24:21 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

21 And Araunah said, Why is my lord the king come to his servant? And David said, To buy the threshing-floor of thee, to build an altar to Jehovah, that the plague may be stayed from the people.

2 Samuel 24:21 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

21 “Why has Your Majesty come to me?” Araunah asked. 

David answered, “To buy the threshing floor from you and to build an altar for the Lord. Then the plague on the people will stop.” 

2 Samuel 24:21 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

21 Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?”

David replied, “To buy the threshing floor from you in order to build an altar to the Lord, so the plague on the people may be halted.”

2 Samuel 24:21 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?” David said, “To buy the threshing floor from you in order to build an altar to the Lord, so that the plague may be averted from the people.”

2 Samuel 24:21 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

21 Then Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?” David said, “To buy from you the threshing floor, to build an altar to Yahweh who brought a halt to the plague on the people.”

2 Samuel 24:21 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

21 Araunah said, “King David, you are my master. Why have you come to see me?”

“To buy your threshing floor,” David answered. “I want to build an altar there to honor the Lord. When I do, the plague on the people will be stopped.”

2 Samuel 24:21 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

21 Then Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?” And David said, “To buy the threshing floor from you, in order to build an altar to the Lord, that the plague may be held back from the people.”