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followed the man and the woman into the tent, and drove the spear through both of them. In this way the epidemic that was destroying Israel was stopped,
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Went in after the Israelite into the brothel house, and thrust both of them through together, to wit, the man and the woman in the genital parts. And the scourge ceased from the children of Israel.
Paul reckons only
23,000: Moses includes in the
24,000 he names, the
1000 men who were slain in consequence of the judicial examination, as well as the
23,000 who died of the plague; while Paul only refers to the latter.
Numbers 25:4,5 Said to Moses: Take all the princes of the people, and hang them up on gibbets against the sun: that my fury may be turned away from Israel. . . .
Numbers 16:49,50 And the number of them that were slain was fourteen thousand and seven hundred men, besides them that had perished in the sedition of Core. . . .
Deuteronomy 4:3,4 Your eyes have seen all that the Lord hath done against Beelphegor, how he hath destroyed all his worshippers from among you. . . .
1 Corinthians 10:8 Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them that committed fornication: and there fell in one day three and twenty thousand.
ContextThe Zeal of Phinehas
…7And when Phinees the son of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest saw it, he rose up from the midst of the multitude, and taking a dagger, 8Went in after the Israelite into the brothel house, and thrust both of them through together, to wit, the man and the woman in the genital parts. And the scourge ceased from the children of Israel.9And there were slain four and twenty thousand men.…
Moses said to Aaron: Take the censer, and putting fire in it from the altar, put incense upon it, and go quickly to the people to pray for them: for already wrath is gone out from the Lord, and the plague rageth.
Then Phinees stood up, and pacified him: and the slaughter ceased.
My covenant was with him of life and peace: and I gave him fear: and he feared me, and he was afraid before my name.
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