2 Samuel 24 (KJV)

1 And again the _______ of the Lord was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go, _______ Israel and Judah.

anger of the Lord, number Israel and Judah

2 For the king said to _______ the captain of the host, which was with him, Go now through all the tribes of Israel, from _______ even to _______, and number ye the people, that I may know the number of the people.

Joab, Dan, Beersheba

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 _______ of my lord the king may see it: but why doth my lord the king delight in this thing?

eyes of my lord

4 Notwithstanding the king's word prevailed against _______, and against the _______ ___ ___ _______. And Joab and the captains of the host went out from the presence of the king, to number the people of Israel.

Joab, captains of the host

5 And they passed over _______, and pitched in _______, on the right side of the city that lieth in the midst of the river of _______, and toward Jazer:

Jordan, Aroer, Gad

6 Then they came to _______, and to the land of _______; and they came to _______, and about to _______,

Gilead, Tahtimhodshi, Danjaan, Zidon

7 And came to the strong hold of _______, and to all the cities of the _______, and of the _______: and they went out to the south of Judah, even to Beersheba.

Tyre, Hivites, Caananites

8 So when they had gone through all the land, they came to Jerusalem at the end of _______ months and _______ days.

nine, twenty

9 And Joab gave up the sum of the number of the people unto the king: and there were in Israel _______ ______________ ______________ valiant men that drew the sword; and the men of Judah were _______ ______________ ______________ men.

eight hundred thousand, five hundred thousand

10 And David's heart _______ 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 _______.

smote him, foolishly

11 For when David was up in the morning, the word of the Lord came unto the prophet _______, David's seer, saying,

Gad, David's seer

12 Go and say unto David, Thus saith the Lord, I offer thee _______ _______; choose thee one of them, that I may do it unto thee.

three things

13 So Gad came to David, and told him, and said unto him, Shall seven years of _______ come unto thee in thy land? or wilt thou flee three months before thine _______, while they pursue thee? or that there be three days' ______________ in thy land? now ad

seven years of famine, flee three months before thine enemies, three days' pestilence

14 And David said unto Gad, I am in a _______ _______: let us fall now into the hand of the _______; for his mercies are _______: and let me not fall into the hand of _______.

great strait, the Lord, great, man

15 So the Lord sent a ______________ upon Israel from the morning even to the time appointed: and there died of the people from Dan even to Beersheba ______________ ______________ men.

pestilence, seventy thousand men

16 And when the _______ stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the Lord repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed the people, It is enough: stay now thine hand. And the angel of the Lord was by the ______________ of ____

angel, threshingplace Araunah

17 And David spake unto the Lord when he saw the angel that smote the people, and said, Lo, I have sinned, and I have done wickedly: but these _______, what have they done? let thine hand, I pray thee, be against me, and against my father's house.

sheep, me, father's house

18 And _______ came that day to David, and said unto him, Go up, rear an _______ unto the Lord in the threshingfloor of ______________ the Jebusite.

Gad, altar, Araunah

19 And David, according to the saying of Gad, went up as the Lord commanded.


20 And Araunah looked, and saw the _______ and his _______ coming on toward him: and Araunah went out, and bowed himself before the king on his face upon the ground.

king, his servants

21 And Araunah said, Wherefore is my lord the king come to his servant? And David said, To buy the ______________ of thee, to build an _______ unto the Lord, that the _______ may be stayed from the people.

threshingfloor, altar, plague

22 And Araunah said unto David, Let my lord the king take and offer up what seemeth good unto him: behold, here be _______ for burnt sacrifice, and ______________ ______________ and _______ ______________ _____ _____ _______ for wood.

oxen, threshing instruments, other instruments of the oxen

23 All these things did Araunah, as a king, give unto the king. And Araunah said unto the king, The Lord thy God accept thee.


24 And the king said unto ________, Nay; but I will surely buy it of thee at a ________: neither will I offer burnt offerings unto the Lord my God of that which doth cost me ________. So David bought the ________ and the ________ for ________ shekels of s

Araunah, price, nothing, threshingfloor, oxen, fifty shekels

25 And David built there an altar unto the Lord, and offered ________ ________ and ________ ________. So the Lord was intreated for the land, and the ________ was stayed from Israel.

burnt offerings, peace offerings, plague