Bible: Num. 25:1-9
Israel’s Sin with the Moabite Women
When 2 Israel lived in Shittim, the people began to commit sexual immorality 3 with the daughters of Moab. 25:2 These women invited 4 the people to the sacrifices of their gods; then the people ate and bowed down to their gods. 5 25:3 When Israel joined themselves to Baal-peor, 6 the anger of the
25:6 Just then 11 one of the Israelites came and brought to his brothers 12 a Midianite woman in the plain view of Moses and of 13 the whole community of the Israelites, while they 14 were weeping at the entrance of the tent of meeting. 25:7 When Phinehas son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, 15 he got up from among the assembly, took a javelin in his hand, 25:8 and went after the Israelite man into the tent 16 and thrust through the Israelite man and into the woman’s abdomen. 17 So the plague was stopped from the Israelites. 18 25:9 Those that died in the plague were 24,000.