New International Version
So Moses said to Israel's judges, "Each of you must put to death those of your people who have yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor."
King James Bible
And Moses said unto the judges of Israel, Slay ye every one his men that were joined unto Baalpeor.
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses said to the judges of Israel, Slay every one his men that have joined themselves to Baal-Peor.
World English Bible
Moses said to the judges of Israel, "Everyone kill his men who have joined themselves to Baal Peor."
Young's Literal Translation
And Moses saith unto the judges of Israel, 'Slay ye each his men who are joined to Baal-Peor.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Slay ye every one his men - In the different departments where you preside over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens, slay all the culprits that shall be found.
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LibraryWhether Vengeance is Lawful?
Objection 1: It seems that vengeance is not lawful. For whoever usurps what is God's sins. But vengeance belongs to God, for it is written (Dt. 32:35, Rom. 12:19): "Revenge to Me, and I will repay." Therefore all vengeance is unlawful. Objection 2: Further, he that takes vengeance on a man does not bear with him. But we ought to bear with the wicked, for a gloss on Cant 2:2, "As the lily among the thorns," says: "He is not a good man that cannot bear with a wicked one." Therefore we should not take …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
How those that are at Variance and those that are at Peace are to be Admonished.
Then he said to them, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'Each man strap a sword to his side. Go back and forth through the camp from one end to the other, each killing his brother and friend and neighbor.'"
So Israel yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor. And the LORD's anger burned against them.
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