Numbers 25:5
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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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Clarke'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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a Midianitish

Numbers 25:14,15 Now the name of the Israelite that was slain, even that was slain with the Midianitish woman, was Zimri, the son of Salu...

Numbers 22:4 And Moab said to the elders of Midian, Now shall this company lick up all that are round about us...

Numbers 31:2,9-16 Avenge the children of Israel of the Midianites: afterward shall you be gathered to your people...

in the sight of Moses

Numbers 15:30,31 But the soul that does ought presumptuously, whether he be born in the land, or a stranger, the same reproaches the LORD...

Deuteronomy 29:19-21 And it come to pass, when he hears the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace...

Jeremiah 3:3 Therefore the showers have been withheld, and there has been no latter rain; and you had a whore's forehead, you refused to be ashamed.

Jeremiah 8:12 Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? no, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush...

Jeremiah 36:23 And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the penknife...

Jeremiah 42:15-18 And now therefore hear the word of the LORD, you remnant of Judah; Thus said the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel...

Jeremiah 43:4-7 So Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces, and all the people, obeyed not the voice of the LORD...

Jeremiah 44:16,17 As for the word that you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we will not listen to you...

2 Peter 2:13-15 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes...

Jude 1:13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.

weeping

Judges 2:4 And it came to pass, when the angel of the LORD spoke these words to all the children of Israel, that the people lifted up their voice...

Ezra 9:1-4 Now when these things were done, the princes came to me, saying, The people of Israel, and the priests, and the Levites...

Ezra 10:6-9 Then Ezra rose up from before the house of God, and went into the chamber of Johanan the son of Eliashib: and when he came thither...

Isaiah 22:12 And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:

Ezekiel 9:4-6 And the LORD said to him, Go through the middle of the city, through the middle of Jerusalem...

Joel 2:17 Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare your people, O LORD...

Library
Whether 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.
(Admonition 23.) Differently to be admonished are those that are at variance and those that are at peace. For those that are at variance are to be admonished to know most certainly that, in whatever virtues they may abound, they can by no means become spiritual if they neglect becoming united to their neighbours by concord. For it is written, But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace (Gal. v. 22). He then that has no care to keep peace refuses to bear the fruit of the Spirit. Hence Paul
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Exodus 32:27
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.'"

Numbers 25:3
So Israel yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor. And the LORD's anger burned against them.

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