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The Jebusites dwell with the children of Judah at Jerusalem unto this day.

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Submitted by Matthew Corey (United States), Jun 24, 2020 at 01:40

When The Lord told the angel, "It is enough, stay now your hand." 2 Chronicles 21:15, the angel of The Lord stood by the threshingfloor of Ornan the Jebusite.' King David had taken the Israeli census against God's command. He paid Ornan for his threshingfloor which was located by the Gihon spring. Later Solomon built the temple at that very location. :27, 'And The Lord Commanded the angel; and he put up his sword again into the sheath thereof. So The Lord sent pestilence upon Israel: and there fell of Israel seventy thousand men.'

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