Numbers 25:18
New International Version
They treated you as enemies when they deceived you in the Peor incident involving their sister Kozbi, the daughter of a Midianite leader, the woman who was killed when the plague came as a result of that incident."

New Living Translation
because they assaulted you with deceit and tricked you into worshiping Baal of Peor, and because of Cozbi, the daughter of a Midianite leader, who was killed at the time of the plague because of what happened at Peor.”

English Standard Version
for they have harassed you with their wiles, with which they beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the chief of Midian, their sister, who was killed on the day of the plague on account of Peor.”

Berean Study Bible
For they assailed you deceitfully when they seduced you in the matter of Peor and their sister Cozbi, the daughter of the Midianite leader, the woman who was killed on the day the plague came because of Peor.”

King James Bible
For they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, which was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.

New King James Version
for they harassed you with their schemes by which they seduced you in the matter of Peor and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a leader of Midian, their sister, who was killed in the day of the plague because of Peor.”

New American Standard Bible
for they have been hostile to you with their tricks, with which they have deceived you in the matter of Peor and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the leader of Midian, their sister who was killed on the day of the plague because of Peor.”

NASB 1995
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."

NASB 1977
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.”

Amplified Bible
for they harass you with their tricks, the tricks with which they have deceived you in the matter [of the Baal] of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the leader of Midian, their sister, who was killed on the day of the plague because [of the Baal] of Peor.”

Christian Standard Bible
For they attacked you with the treachery that they used against you in the Peor incident. They did the same in the case involving their sister Cozbi, daughter of the Midianite leader who was killed the day the plague came at Peor.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For they attacked you with the treachery that they used against you in the Peor incident. They did the same in the case involving their sister Cozbi, daughter of the Midianite leader who was killed the day the plague came at Peor."

American Standard Version
for they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the prince of Midian, their sister, who was slain on the day of the plague in the matter of Peor.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because they distress you with their treachery by which they betrayed you in the matter of Peor and in the matter of Cosbi, daughter of the Prince of Midian, their sister who was killed in the days of the plague that came suddenly in the matter of Peor.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
for they are enemies to you by the treachery wherein they ensnare you through Phogor, and through Chasbi their sister, daughter of a prince of Madiam, who was smitten in the day of the plague because of Phogor.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because they also have acted like enemies against you, and have guilefully deceived you by the idol Phogor, and Cozbi their sister, a daughter of a prince of Madian, who was slain in the day the plague for the sacrilege of Phogor.

English Revised Version
for they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the prince of Midian, their sister, which was slain on the day of the plague in the matter of Peor.

Good News Translation
because of the evil they did to you when they deceived you at Peor, and because of Cozbi, who was killed at the time of the epidemic at Peor."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
because they treated you as enemies. They plotted to trick you in the incident that took place at Peor. They used their sister Cozbi, daughter of a Midianite leader, who was killed on the day of the plague caused by the incident at Peor."

International Standard Version
because they've acted deceitfully, bringing trouble to you in this incident at Peor with Cozbi, daughter of a prince from Midian, who was killed during the plague that came about because of the incident at Peor."

JPS Tanakh 1917
for they harass you, by their wiles wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the prince of Midian, their sister, who was slain on the day of the plague in the matter of Peor.'

Literal Standard Version
for they are adversaries to you with their frauds, [with] which they have acted fraudulently to you, concerning the matter of Peor and concerning the matter of Cozbi, daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, who is struck in the day of the plague for the matter of Peor.”

NET Bible
because they bring trouble to you by their treachery with which they have deceived you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, who was killed on the day of the plague that happened as a result of Peor."

New Heart English Bible
for they harassed you with their tricks, with which they have deceived you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the prince of Midian, their sister, who was slain on the day of the plague in the matter of Peor.'"

World English Bible
for they harassed you with their wiles, with which they have deceived you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the prince of Midian, their sister, who was slain on the day of the plague in the matter of Peor."

Young's Literal Translation
for they are adversaries to you with their frauds, with which they have acted fraudulently to you, concerning the matter of Peor, and concerning the matter of Cozbi, daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, who is smitten in the day of the plague for the matter of Peor.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Zeal of Phinehas
17“Attack the Midianites and strike them dead. 18For they assailed you deceitfully when they seduced you in the matter of Peor and their sister Cozbi, the daughter of the Midianite leader, the woman who was killed on the day the plague came because of Peor.”

Cross References
Numbers 25:15
And the name of the slain Midianite woman was Cozbi, the daughter of Zur, a tribal chief of a Midianite family.

Numbers 25:17
"Attack the Midianites and strike them dead.

Numbers 26:1
After the plague had ended, the LORD said to Moses and Eleazar son of Aaron the priest,


Treasury of Scripture

For they vex you with their wiles, with which they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, which was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.

Numbers 25:1
And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab.

Numbers 25:9
And those that died in the plague were twenty and four thousand.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

they
הֵם֙ (hêm)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

assailed you
צֹרְרִ֥ים (ṣō·rə·rîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 6887: To bind, tie up, be restricted, narrow, scant, or cramped

deceitfully
בְּנִכְלֵיהֶ֛ם (bə·niḵ·lê·hem)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5231: Wiliness, craft, knavery

when
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

they seduced
נִכְּל֥וּ (nik·kə·lū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5230: To be crafty, deceitful or knavish

you
לָכֶ֖ם (lā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

in
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the matter
דְּבַר־ (də·ḇar-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

of Peor
פְּע֑וֹר (pə·‘ō·wr)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 6465: Peor -- a mountain in Moab, also a god worshiped there

and
וְעַל־ (wə·‘al-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

their sister
אֲחֹתָ֔ם (’ă·ḥō·ṯām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 269: Sister -- a sister

Cozbi,
כָּזְבִּ֨י (kā·zə·bî)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3579: Cozbi -- a woman of Midian

the daughter
בַת־ (ḇaṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 1323: A daughter

of the Midianite
מִדְיָן֙ (miḏ·yān)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4080: Midian -- a son of Abraham and Keturah, also his descendants and the region where they settled

leader,
נְשִׂ֤יא (nə·śî)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5387: An exalted one, a king, sheik, a rising mist

[the woman] who was killed
הַמֻּכָּ֥ה (ham·muk·kāh)
Article | Verb - Hofal - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's 5221: To strike

on the day
בְיוֹם־ (ḇə·yō·wm-)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3117: A day

the plague
הַמַּגֵּפָ֖ה (ham·mag·gê·p̄āh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4046: A blow, slaughter, plague, pestilence

came
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

because of
דְּבַר־ (də·ḇar-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

Peor.?
פְּעֽוֹר׃ (pə·‘ō·wr)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 6465: Peor -- a mountain in Moab, also a god worshiped there


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