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Jerusalem at the end of nine months and twenty days.
SA2 24:9 And Joab gave up the sum of the number of the people unto the
king: and there were in Israel eight hundred thousand valiant men that
drew the sword; and the men of Judah were five hundred thousand men.
SA2 24:10 And David's heart smote him after that he had numbered the
people. And David said unto the LORD, I have sinned greatly in that I
have done: and now, I beseech thee, O LORD, take away the iniquity of
thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.
SA2 24:11 For when David was up in the morning, the word of the LORD
came unto the prophet Gad, David's seer, saying,
SA2 24:12 Go and say unto David, Thus saith the LORD, I offer thee
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