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2 Samuel 24:16-17

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24:16 When the angel 1  extended his hand to destroy Jerusalem, the Lord relented from his judgment. 2  He told the angel who was killing the people, “That’s enough! Stop now!” 3  (Now the Lord’s angel was near the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.)

24:17 When he saw the angel who was destroying the people, David said to the Lord, “Look, it is I who have sinned and done this evil thing! As for these sheep – what have they done? Attack me and my family.” 4 

1 tn Heb “messenger.”

2 tn Heb “concerning the calamity.”

3 tn Heb “Now, drop your hand.”

4 tn Heb “let your hand be against me and against the house of my father.”



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