Vengeance on the Midianites

1 The LORD said to Moses,
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      2 “Take vengeance on the Midianites for the Israelites. After that, you will be gathered to your people.”
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      3 So Moses said to the people, “Arm some of your men to go to war against the Midianites so that they may carry out the LORD’s vengeance on them.
      4 Send into battle a thousand men from each of the tribes of Israel.”
      5 So twelve thousand men armed for battle, a thousand from each tribe, were supplied from the clans of Israel.
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          6 Moses sent them into battle, a thousand from each tribe, along with Phinehas son of Eleazar, the priest, who took with him articles from the sanctuary and the trumpets for signaling.
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