Numbers 25:8-18 NIV

8 and followed the Israelite into the tent. He drove the spear through both of them--through the Israelite and into the woman's body. Then the plague against the Israelites was stopped;1

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9 but those who died in the plague2 numbered 24,000.3

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10 The LORD said to Moses,
11 "Phinehas son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron, the priest, has turned my anger away from the Israelites;4 for he was as zealous as I am for my honor5 among them, so that in my zeal I did not put an end to them.

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12 Therefore tell him I am making my covenant of peace6 with him.

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13 He and his descendants will have a covenant of a lasting priesthood,7 because he was zealous8 for the honor9 of his God and made atonement10 for the Israelites."11

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14 The name of the Israelite who was killed with the Midianite woman12 was Zimri son of Salu, the leader of a Simeonite family.13

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      15 And the name of the Midianite woman who was put to death was Cozbi14 daughter of Zur, a tribal chief of a Midianite family.15

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      16 The LORD said to Moses,16

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      17 "Treat the Midianites17 as enemies18 and kill them,19

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      18 because they treated you as enemies when they deceived you in the affair of Peor20 and their sister Cozbi, the daughter of a Midianite leader, the woman who was killed when the plague came as a result of Peor."

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