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Numbers 25 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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The Sin of Peor

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:1 - While Israel remained at Shittim, the people began to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:2 - For they invited the people to the sacrifices of their gods, and the people ate and bowed down to their gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:3 - So Israel joined themselves to [fn]Baal of Peor, and the LORD was angry against Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:4 - The LORD said to Moses, “Take all the leaders of the people and execute them [fn]in broad daylight before the LORD, so that the fierce anger of the LORD may turn away from Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:5 - So Moses said to the judges of Israel, “Each of you slay his men who have joined themselves to [fn]Baal of Peor.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:6 - Then behold, one of the sons of Israel came and brought to his [fn]relatives a Midianite woman, in the sight of Moses and in the sight of all the congregation of the sons of Israel, while they were weeping at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:7 - When Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he arose from the midst of the congregation and took a spear in his hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:8 - and he went after the man of Israel into the [fn]tent and pierced both of them through, the man of Israel and the woman, through the [fn]body. So the plague on the sons of Israel was checked.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:9 - Those who died by the plague were 24,000.

The Zeal of Phinehas

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:10 - Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:11 - “Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned away My wrath from the sons of Israel in that he was jealous with My jealousy among them, so that I did not destroy the sons of Israel in My jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:12 - “Therefore say, ‘Behold, I give him My covenant of peace;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:13 - and it shall be for him and his [fn]descendants after him, a covenant of a perpetual priesthood, because he was jealous for his God and made atonement for the sons of Israel.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:14 - Now the name of the [fn]slain man of Israel who was [fn]slain with the Midianite woman, was Zimri the son of Salu, a leader of a father’s household among the Simeonites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:15 - The name of the Midianite woman who was [fn]slain was Cozbi the daughter of Zur, [fn]who was head of the people of a father’s household in Midian.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:16 - Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:17 - “Be hostile to the Midianites and strike them;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:18 - for they have been hostile to you with their tricks, with which they have deceived you in the affair of Peor and in the affair of Cozbi, the daughter of the leader of Midian, their sister who was slain on the day of the plague because of Peor.”
NASB95 Footnotes
Or, Baal-peor
Literally: in front of the sun
Or, Baal-peor
Literally: brothers
Or, inner rooms
Or, belly
Literally: seed
Literally: smitten
Literally: smitten
Literally: he

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