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Numbers 31

GNT 1 The Lord said to Moses, NIV 1 The LORD said to Moses, GNT 2 "Punish the Midianites for what they did to the people of Israel. After you have done that, you will die." NIV 2 "Take vengeance on the Midianites for the Israelites. After that, you will be gathered to your people." GNT 3 So Moses said to the people, "Get ready for war, so that you can attack Midian and punish them for what they did to the Lord. NIV 3 So Moses said to the people, "Arm some of your men to go to war against the Midianites and to carry out the LORD's vengeance on them. GNT 4 From each tribe of Israel send a thousand men to war." NIV 4 Send into battle a thousand men from each of the tribes of Israel." GNT 5 So a thousand men were chosen from each tribe, a total of twelve thousand men ready for battle. NIV 5 So twelve thousand men armed for battle, a thousand from each tribe, were supplied from the clans of Israel. GNT 6 Moses sent them to war under the command of Phinehas son of Eleazar the priest, who took charge of the sacred objects and the trumpets for giving signals. NIV 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. GNT 7 They attacked Midian, as the Lord had commanded Moses, and killed all the men, NIV 7 They fought against Midian, as the LORD commanded Moses, and killed every man. GNT 8 including the five kings of Midian: Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba. They also killed Balaam son of Beor. NIV 8 Among their victims were Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur and Reba--the five kings of Midian. They also killed Balaam son of Beor with the sword. GNT 9 The people of Israel captured the Midianite women and children, took their cattle and their flocks, plundered all their wealth, NIV 9 The Israelites captured the Midianite women and children and took all the Midianite herds, flocks and goods as plunder. GNT 10 and burned all their cities and camps. NIV 10 They burned all the towns where the Midianites had settled, as well as all their camps. GNT 11 They took all the loot that they had captured, including the prisoners and the animals, NIV 11 They took all the plunder and spoils, including the people and animals, GNT 12 and brought them to Moses and Eleazar and to the community of the people of Israel, who were at the camp on the plains of Moab across the Jordan from Jericho. NIV 12 and brought the captives, spoils and plunder to Moses and Eleazar the priest and the Israelite assembly at their camp on the plains of Moab, by the Jordan across from Jericho. GNT 13 Moses, Eleazar, and all the other leaders of the community went out of the camp to meet the army. NIV 13 Moses, Eleazar the priest and all the leaders of the community went to meet them outside the camp. GNT 14 Moses became angry with the officers, the commanders of battalions and companies, who had returned from the war. NIV 14 Moses was angry with the officers of the army--the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds--who returned from the battle. GNT 15 He asked them, "Why have you kept all the women alive? NIV 15 "Have you allowed all the women to live?" he asked them. GNT 16 Remember that it was the women who followed Balaam's instructions and at Peor led the people to be unfaithful to the Lord. That was what brought the epidemic on the Lord's people. NIV 16 "They were the ones who followed Balaam's advice and were the means of turning the Israelites away from the LORD in what happened at Peor, so that a plague struck the LORD's people. GNT 17 So now kill every boy and kill every woman who has had sexual intercourse, NIV 17 Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, GNT 18 but keep alive for yourselves all the girls and all the women who are virgins. NIV 18 but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man. GNT 19 Now all of you who have killed anyone or have touched a corpse must stay outside the camp for seven days. On the third day and on the seventh day purify yourselves and the women you have captured. NIV 19 "All of you who have killed anyone or touched anyone who was killed must stay outside the camp seven days. On the third and seventh days you must purify yourselves and your captives. GNT 20 You must also purify every piece of clothing and everything made of leather, goats' hair, or wood." NIV 20 Purify every garment as well as everything made of leather, goat hair or wood." GNT 21 Eleazar the priest said to the men who had returned from battle, "These are the regulations that the Lord has given to Moses. NIV 21 Then Eleazar the priest said to the soldiers who had gone into battle, "This is the requirement of the law that the LORD gave Moses: GNT 22 Everything that will not burn, such as gold, silver, bronze, iron, tin, or lead, is to be purified by passing it through fire. Everything else is to be purified by the water for purification. NIV 22 Gold, silver, bronze, iron, tin, lead GNT 24 On the seventh day you must wash your clothes; then you will be ritually clean and will be permitted to enter the camp." NIV 24 On the seventh day wash your clothes and you will be clean. Then you may come into the camp." GNT 25 The Lord said to Moses, NIV 25 The LORD said to Moses, GNT 26 "You and Eleazar, together with the other leaders of the community, are to count everything that has been captured, including the prisoners and the animals. NIV 26 "You and Eleazar the priest and the family heads of the community are to count all the people and animals that were captured. GNT 27 Divide what was taken into two equal parts, one part for the soldiers and the other part for the rest of the community. NIV 27 Divide the spoils between the soldiers who took part in the battle and the rest of the community. GNT 28 From the part that belongs to the soldiers, withhold as a tax for the Lord one out of every five hundred prisoners and the same proportion of the cattle, donkeys, sheep, and goats. NIV 28 From the soldiers who fought in the battle, set apart as tribute for the LORD one out of every five hundred, whether persons, cattle, donkeys, sheep or goats. GNT 29 Give them to Eleazar the priest as a special contribution to the Lord. NIV 29 Take this tribute from their half share and give it to Eleazar the priest as the LORD's part. GNT 30 From the part given to the rest of the people, take one out of every fifty prisoners and the same proportion of the cattle, donkeys, sheep, and goats. Give them to the Levites who are in charge of the Lord's Tent." NIV 30 From the Israelites' half, select one out of every fifty, whether persons, cattle, donkeys, sheep, goats or other animals. Give them to the Levites, who are responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle." GNT 31 Moses and Eleazar did what the Lord commanded. NIV 31 So Moses and Eleazar the priest did as the LORD commanded Moses. GNT 32 The following is a list of what was captured by the soldiers, in addition to what they kept for themselves: 675,000 sheep and goats, 72,000 cattle, 61,000 donkeys, and 32,000 virgins. NIV 32 The plunder remaining from the spoils that the soldiers took was 675,000 sheep, GNT 36 The half share of the soldiers was 337,500 sheep and goats, of which 675 were the tax for the Lord; 36,000 cattle for the soldiers, of which 72 were the tax for the Lord; 30,500 donkeys for the soldiers, of which 61 were the tax for the Lord; and 16,000 virgins for the soldiers, of which 32 were the tax for the Lord. NIV 36 The half share of those who fought in the battle was: GNT 41 So Moses gave Eleazar the tax as a special contribution to the Lord, as the Lord had commanded. NIV 41 Moses gave the tribute to Eleazar the priest as the LORD's part, as the LORD commanded Moses. GNT 42 The share of the community was the same as that for the soldiers: 337,500 sheep and goats, 36,000 cattle, 30,500 donkeys, and 16,000 virgins. NIV 42 The half belonging to the Israelites, which Moses set apart from that of the fighting men-- GNT 47 From this share Moses took one out of every fifty prisoners and animals, and as the Lord had commanded, gave them to the Levites who were in charge of the Lord's Tent. NIV 47 From the Israelites' half, Moses selected one out of every fifty persons and animals, as the LORD commanded him, and gave them to the Levites, who were responsible for the care of the LORD's tabernacle. GNT 48 Then the officers who had commanded the army went to Moses NIV 48 Then the officers who were over the units of the army--the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds--went to Moses GNT 49 and reported, "Sir, we have counted the soldiers under our command and not one of them is missing. NIV 49 and said to him, "Your servants have counted the soldiers under our command, and not one is missing. GNT 50 So we are bringing the gold ornaments, armlets, bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces that each of us has taken. We offer them to the Lord as a payment for our lives, so that he will protect us." NIV 50 So we have brought as an offering to the LORD the gold articles each of us acquired--armlets, bracelets, signet rings, earrings and necklaces--to make atonement for ourselves before the LORD." GNT 51 Moses and Eleazar received the gold, all of which was in the form of ornaments. NIV 51 Moses and Eleazar the priest accepted from them the gold--all the crafted articles. GNT 52 The total contribution of the officers weighed over four hundred pounds. NIV 52 All the gold from the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds that Moses and Eleazar presented as a gift to the LORD weighed 16,750 shekels. GNT 53 Those who were not officers kept the loot they had taken. NIV 53 Each soldier had taken plunder for himself. GNT 54 So Moses and Eleazar took the gold to the Tent, so that the Lord would protect the people of Israel. NIV 54 Moses and Eleazar the priest accepted the gold from the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds and brought it into the Tent of Meeting as a memorial for the Israelites before the LORD.