2 Samuel 24:3

Joab said to the king, Now Yahweh your God add to the people, however many they may be, one hundred times; and may the eyes of my lord the king see it: but why does my lord the king delight in this thing?

Alternate Versions of 2 Samuel 24-3

A Conservative Version: 2 Samuel 24:3
And Joab said to the king, Now Jehovah thy God add to the people, however many they may be, a hundredfold, and may the eyes of my lord the king see it, but why does my lord the king delight in this thing?

American Standard Version: 2 Samuel 24:3
And Joab said unto the king, Now Jehovah thy God add unto the people, how many soever they may be, a hundredfold; and may the eyes of my lord the king see it: but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

Bible in Basic English: 2 Samuel 24:3
And Joab said to the king, Whatever the number of the people, may the Lord make it a hundred times as much, and may the eyes of my lord the king see it: but why does my lord the king take pleasure in doing this thing?

Darby English Bible: 2 Samuel 24:3
And Joab said to the king, May Jehovah thy God even add to the people, how many soever they be, a hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see [it]; but why does my lord the king delight in this thing?

King James Version: 2 Samuel 24:3
And Joab said unto the king, Now the LORD thy God add unto the people, how many soever they be, an hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it: but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

King James Version (UK): 2 Samuel 24:3
And Joab said unto the king, Now the LORD your God add unto the people, no matter how many they be, an hundredfold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it but why does my lord the king delight in this thing?

Webster's: 2 Samuel 24:3
And Joab said to the king, Now the LORD thy God add to the people, how many soever they may be, a hundred-fold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see it: but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Samuel 24:3
And Joab saith unto the king, `Yea, Jehovah thy God doth add unto the people, as they are, a hundred times, and the eyes of my lord the king are seeing; and my lord the king, why is he desirous of this thing?'

Verses Related to 2 Samuel 24-3

2 Samuel 10:12
Be of good courage, and let us play the man for our people, and for the cities of our God: and Yahweh do that which seems him good.

1 Chronicles 21:3
Joab said, Yahweh make his people a hundred times as many as they are: but, my lord the king, aren't they all my lord's servants? why does my lord require this thing? why will he be a cause of guilt to Israel?

Psalms 115:14
May Yahweh increase you more and more, You and your children.

Proverbs 14:28
In the multitude of people is the king's glory, But in the lack of people is the destruction of the prince.

Isaiah 60:5
Then you shall see and be radiant, and your heart shall thrill and be enlarged; because the abundance of the sea shall be turned to you, the wealth of the nations shall come to you.