So (A)Israel joined themselves to [a]Baal of Peor, and the Lord was angry against Israel. The Lord said to Moses, “Take all the leaders of the people and execute them [b]in broad daylight before the Lord, (B)so that the fierce anger of the Lord may turn away from Israel.” So Moses said to the judges of Israel, “Each of you (C)slay his men who have joined themselves to [c]Baal of Peor.”

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 25:3 Or Baal-peor
  2. Numbers 25:4 Lit in front of the sun
  3. Numbers 25:5 Or Baal-peor

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