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12 Therefore say, ‘Behold, I am giving to him my covenant of peace, 13 and it will be for him and his offspring[a] after him a covenant of an eternal priesthood because he was jealous for his God and made atonement for the Israelites.’”[b]

14 The name of the man of Israel who was struck with the Midianite woman was Zimri son of Salu, a leader of the family[c] of the Simeonites.[d]

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 25:13 Literally “seed”
  2. Numbers 25:13 Literally “sons/children of Israel”
  3. Numbers 25:14 Or “the father’s house” or “the ancestor’s house”
  4. Numbers 25:14 Hebrew “Simeonite”

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