Nu:24:20: And when he looked on Amalek, he took up his parable, and said, Amalek was the first of the nations; but his latter end shall be that he perish for ever.
Nu:24:21: And he looked on the Kenites, and took up his parable, and said, Strong is thy dwellingplace, and thou puttest thy nest in a rock.
Nu:24:22: Nevertheless the Kenite shall be wasted, until Asshur shall carry thee away captive.
Nu:24:23: And he took up his parable, and said, Alas, who shall live when God doeth this!
Nu:24:24: And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever.
Nu:24:25: And Balaam rose up, and went and returned to his place: and Balak also went his way.
Nu:25:1: And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab.
Nu:25:2: And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods.
Nu:25:3: And Israel joined himself unto Baal-peor: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel.
Nu:25:4: And the LORD said unto Moses, Take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before the LORD against the sun, that the fierce anger of the LORD may be turned away from Israel.
Nu:25:5: And Moses said unto the judges of Israel, Slay ye every one his men that were joined unto Baal-peor.
Nu:25:6: And, behold, one of the children of Israel came and brought unto his brethren a Midianitish woman in the sight of Moses, and in the sight of all the congregation of the children of Israel, who were weeping before the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
Nu:25:7: And when Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from among the congregation, and took a javelin in his hand;
Nu:25:8: And he went after the man of Israel into the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man of Israel, and the woman through her belly. So the plague was stayed from the children of Israel.
Nu:25:9: And those that died in the plague were twenty and four thousand.
Nu:25:10: And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
Nu:25:11: Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, while he was zealous for my sake among them, that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy.
Nu:25:12: Wherefore say, Behold, I give unto him my covenant of peace:
Nu:25:13: And he shall have it, and his seed after him, even the covenant of an everlasting priesthood; because he was zealous for his God, and made an atonement for the children of Israel.
Nu:25:14: Now the name of the Israelite that was slain, even that was slain with the Midianitish woman, was Zimri, the son of Salu, a prince of a chief house among the Simeonites.
Nu:25:15: And the name of the Midianitish woman that was slain was Cozbi, the daughter of Zur; he was head over a people, and of a chief house in Midian.
Nu:25:16: And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
Nu:25:17: Vex the Midianites, and smite them:
Nu:25:18: 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 Peorís sake.
Nu:26:1: And it came to pass after the plague, that the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, saying,
Nu:26:2: Take the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, throughout their fatherís house, all that are able to go to war in Israel.
Nu:26:3: And Moses and Eleazar the priest spake with them in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying,
Nu:26:4: Take the sum of the people, from twenty years old and upward; as the LORD commanded Moses and the children of Israel, which went forth out of the land of Egypt.
Nu:26:5: Reuben, the eldest son of Israel: the children of Reuben; Hanoch, of whom cometh the family of the Hanochites: of Pallu, the family of the Palluites:
Nu:26:6: Of Hezron, the family of the Hezronites: of Carmi, the family of the Carmites.