Again, David gathered together all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand.
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George Leo Haydock
Again, after he had been anointed. David consulted his officers, (1 Paralipomenon xiii. 1.) and called a numerous assembly of the priests and people to meet him at Cariathiarim.
Thousand, in arms, to protect the rest, (Calmet) who might probably amount to 300,000. (Haydock)
This number Capel and Grotius would substitute for the one here mentioned. Some copies of the Septuagint read 70,000. In the former assembly, there were 340, or 359, (Calmet) or 60 thousand, chap. v. 1. (Haydock)