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2 Samuel 24:3

But Joabn replied to the king, “May the Lord your God multiply the troops a hundred times over,o and may the eyes of my lord the king see it. But why does my lord the king want to do such a thing?”

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2 Samuel 24:3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

But Joab said to the king, “May the Lord your God add to the people a hundred times as many as they are, while the eyes of my lord the king still see it, but why does my lord the king delight in this thing?”

2 Samuel 24:3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And Joab said unto the king, Now the Lord thy God add unto the people, how many soever they be, an hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it: but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

2 Samuel 24:3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

But Joab replied to the king, “May the Lord your God let you live to see a hundred times as many people as there are now! But why, my lord the king, do you want to do this?”

2 Samuel 24:3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

And Joab said to the king, “Now may the Lord your God add to the people a hundred times more than there are, and may the eyes of my lord the king see it. But why does my lord the king desire this thing?”

2 Samuel 24:3 — New Century Version (NCV)

But Joab said to the king, “May the Lord your God give you a hundred times more people, and may my master the king live to see this happen. Why do you want to do this?”

2 Samuel 24:3 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And Joab said unto the king, Now Jehovah thy God add unto the people, how many soever they may be, a hundredfold; and may the eyes of my lord the king see it: but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

2 Samuel 24:3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And Joab said to the king, May Jehovah thy God even add to the people, how many soever they be, a hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it; but why does my lord the king delight in this thing?

2 Samuel 24:3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Joab responded to the king, “May the Lord your God multiply the people a hundred times over, and may Your Majesty live to see it. But why does Your Majesty wish to do this?”

2 Samuel 24:3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Joab replied to the king, “May the Lord your God multiply the troops 100 times more than they are —while my lord the king looks on! But why does my lord the king want to do this?”

2 Samuel 24:3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But Joab said to the king, “May the Lord your God increase the number of the people a hundredfold, while the eyes of my lord the king can still see it! But why does my lord the king want to do this?”

2 Samuel 24:3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then Joab said to the king, “May Yahweh your God increase the people a hundred times what they are as the eyes of my lord the king are seeing. But my lord the king, why does he desire this thing?”

2 Samuel 24:3 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Joab replied to the king. He said, “King David, you are my master. May the Lord your God multiply the troops 100 times. And may you live to see it. But why would you want me to count the fighting men?”

2 Samuel 24:3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

But Joab said to the king, “Now may the Lord your God add to the people a hundred times as many as they are, while the eyes of my lord the king still see; but why does my lord the king delight in this thing?”