21:18 So the Lord’s messenger told Gad to instruct David to go up and build 5 an altar for the Lord on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite. 21:19 So David went up as Gad instructed him to do in the name of the Lord. 6
1 tn Heb “and David and the elders, covered with sackcloth, fell on their faces.”
2 tn “and doing evil I did evil.” The infinitive absolute precedes the finite form of the verb for emphasis.
3 tn Heb “let your hand be on me and on the house of my father.”
4 tn Heb “but on your people not for a plague.”
5 tn Heb “that he should go up to raise up.”
6 tn Heb “and David went up by the word of Gad which he spoke in the name of the