And Joab gave the sum of the numbering of the people to David. In all Israel there were (A)1,100,000 men who drew the sword, and in Judah (B)470,000 who drew the sword. (C)But he did not include Levi and Benjamin in the numbering, for the king's command was abhorrent to Joab.

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Joab reported the number of the fighting men to David: In all Israel(A) there were one million one hundred thousand men who could handle a sword, including four hundred and seventy thousand in Judah.

But Joab did not include Levi and Benjamin in the numbering, because the king’s command was repulsive to him.

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