1 Chronicles 21:4
Modern Translations
New International Version
The king's word, however, overruled Joab; so Joab left and went throughout Israel and then came back to Jerusalem.

New Living Translation
But the king insisted that they take the census, so Joab traveled throughout all Israel to count the people. Then he returned to Jerusalem

English Standard Version
But the king’s word prevailed against Joab. So Joab departed and went throughout all Israel and came back to Jerusalem.

Berean Study Bible
Nevertheless, the king’s word prevailed against Joab. So Joab departed and traveled throughout Israel, and then he returned to Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible
Nevertheless, the king’s word prevailed against Joab. Therefore, Joab departed and went throughout Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

NASB 1995
Nevertheless, the king's word prevailed against Joab. Therefore, Joab departed and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

NASB 1977
Nevertheless, the king’s word prevailed against Joab. Therefore, Joab departed and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

Amplified Bible
But the king’s word prevailed over Joab. So Joab left and went throughout all Israel and came to Jerusalem.

Christian Standard Bible
Yet the king’s order prevailed over Joab. So Joab left and traveled throughout Israel and then returned to Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet the king's order prevailed over Joab. So Joab left and traveled throughout Israel and then returned to Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
But David would not change his mind. And so Joab went everywhere in Israel and Judah and counted the people. He returned to Jerusalem

Good News Translation
But the king made Joab obey the order. Joab went out, traveled through the whole country of Israel, and then returned to Jerusalem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
However, the king overruled Joab. So Joab left, went throughout Israel, and returned to Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
But the king's order overruled Joab, so Joab left, traveled throughout all of Israel, and then returned to Jerusalem

NET Bible
But the king's edict stood, despite Joab's objections. So Joab left and traveled throughout Israel before returning to Jerusalem.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Wherefore Joab departed, and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

New King James Version
Nevertheless the king’s word prevailed against Joab. Therefore Joab departed and went throughout all Israel and came to Jerusalem.

King James 2000 Bible
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Therefore Joab departed, and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Therefore Joab departed, and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

World English Bible
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Therefore Joab departed, and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

American King James Version
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Why Joab departed, and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

American Standard Version
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Wherefore Joab departed, and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

A Faithful Version
But the king's word prevailed against Joab. And Joab departed and went up and down all Israel, and came again to Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
But the king's word prevailed against Joab; and Joab departed, and went through all Israel, and came [again] to Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Wherefore Joab departed, and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

Webster's Bible Translation
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Wherefore Joab departed, and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Neuerthelesse the Kings word preuailed against Ioab; Ioab departed and went thorowe all Israel, and returned to Ierusalem.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Neuerthelesse the kinges word preuayled against Ioab: And Ioab departed, and walked throughout all them of Israel, and came to Hierusalem againe,

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Neuertheles the kynges worde preuayled agaynst Ioab. And Ioab wente forth, and walked thorow all Israel, and came to Ierusalem,
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the word of the king [is] severe against Joab, and Joab goes out, and goes up and down in all Israel, and comes to Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
And the word of the king is severe against Joab, and Joab goeth out, and goeth up and down in all Israel, and cometh in to Jerusalem.

Smith's Literal Translation
And the word of the king was strong upon Joab. And Joab will go forth, and he will go about in all Israel, and he will come to Jerusalem.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But the king's word rather prevailed: and Joab departed, and went through all Israel: and returned to Jerusalem.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But the word of the king prevailed instead. And Joab went away, and he traveled around, through all of Israel. And he returned to Jerusalem.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the word of the King prevailed over Yuab, and Yuab went out and walked into all Israel, and he returned and came to Jerusalem.

Lamsa Bible
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Wherefore Joab departed and went throughout all Israel and came back to Jerusalem.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab. Wherefore Joab departed and went throughout all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Nevertheless the king's word prevailed against Joab; and Joab went out and passed through all Israel, and came to Jerusalem.








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