1 Chronicles 21:6
Modern Translations
New International Version
But Joab did not include Levi and Benjamin in the numbering, because the king's command was repulsive to him.

New Living Translation
But Joab did not include the tribes of Levi and Benjamin in the census because he was so distressed at what the king had made him do.

English Standard Version
But he did not include Levi and Benjamin in the numbering, for the king’s command was abhorrent to Joab.

Berean Study Bible
But Joab did not include Levi and Benjamin in the count, because the king’s command was detestable to him.

New American Standard Bible
But he did not count Levi and Benjamin among them, because the king’s command was abhorrent to Joab.

NASB 1995
But he did not number Levi and Benjamin among them, for the king's command was abhorrent to Joab.

NASB 1977
But he did not number Levi and Benjamin among them, for the king’s command was abhorrent to Joab.

Amplified Bible
But he did not count Levi and Benjamin among them, because the king’s order was detestable to Joab.

Christian Standard Bible
But he did not include Levi and Benjamin in the count because the king’s command was detestable to him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But he did not include Levi and Benjamin in the count because the king's command was detestable to him.

Contemporary English Version
Joab refused to include anyone from the tribes of Levi and Benjamin, because he still disagreed with David's orders.

Good News Translation
Because Joab disapproved of the king's command, he did not take any census of the tribes of Levi and Benjamin.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Joab didn't include Levi and Benjamin in the number because he was disgusted with the king's order.

International Standard Version
Levi and Benjamin were not included in the census, because what the king had commanded was unethical to Joab.

NET Bible
Now Joab did not number Levi and Benjamin, for the king's edict disgusted him.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But Levi and Benjamin counted he not among them: for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

New King James Version
But he did not count Levi and Benjamin among them, for the king’s word was abominable to Joab.

King James 2000 Bible
But Levi and Benjamin counted he not among them: for the king's command was abominable to Joab.

New Heart English Bible
But he did not count Levi and Benjamin among them; for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

World English Bible
But he didn't count Levi and Benjamin among them; for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

American King James Version
But Levi and Benjamin counted he not among them: for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

American Standard Version
But Levi and Benjamin counted he not among them; for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

A Faithful Version
But Levi and Benjamin he did not count among them, for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

Darby Bible Translation
But Levi and Benjamin he did not count among them; for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

English Revised Version
But Levi and Benjamin counted he not among them: for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

Webster's Bible Translation
But Levi and Benjamin he counted not among them: for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But the Leuites and Beniamin counted he not among them: for the Kings worde was abominable to Ioab.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But the Leuites and Beniamin counted he not among them: For the kinges word was abhominable to Ioab.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
As for Leui and Ben Iamin, he nombred them not amonge these: for the kynges worde was abhominable vnto Ioab.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And he has not numbered Levi and Benjamin in their midst, for the word of the king was abominable with Joab.

Young's Literal Translation
And Levi and Benjamin he hath not numbered in their midst, for the word of the king was abominable with Joab.

Smith's Literal Translation
And Levi and Benjamin he reviewed not in the midst of them: for the king's word was abhorred with Joab.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But Levi and Benjamin he did not number: for Joab unwillingly executed the king's orders.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But Levi and Benjamin he did not number. For Joab executed the orders of the king unwillingly.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the Levites and the Priests and the tribe of the house of Benjamin were not numbered with them, because Yuab despised the word of the King, and Yuab chose not to count them.

Lamsa Bible
But the Levites, the priests, and the tribe of Benjamin were not counted among them; for the king's word was abominable to Joab, and Joab was unwilling to number them.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
But Levi and Benjamin he did not number among them; for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But he numbered not Levi and Benjamin among them; for the word of the king was painful to Joab.








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