NUMBERS 25:6

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“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.”

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Numbers 25:6 Translation & Meaning

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And, behold, וְהִנֵּ֡ה Lo! behold
one אִישׁ֩ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) one
of the children מִבְּנֵ֨י A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) children
of Israel יִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
came בָּ֗א To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) came
and brought וַיַּקְרֵ֤ב To approach (causatively, bring near) for whatever purpose brought
unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
his brethren אֶחָיו֙ A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) brethren
a Midianitish woman הַמִּדְיָנִ֔ית A Midjanite or descendant (native) of Midjan Midianitish woman
in the sight לְעֵינֵ֣י An eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape) sight
of Moses, מֹשֶׁ֔ה Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver Moses
and in the sight וּלְעֵינֵ֖י An eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape) sight
of all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the congregation עֲדַ֣ת A stated assemblage (specifically, a concourse, or generally, a family or crowd) congregation
of the children בְּנֵֽי A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) children
of Israel, יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
who וְהֵ֣מָּה They (only used when emphatic) who
were (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
weeping בֹכִ֔ים To weep; generally to bemoan weeping
before (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the door פֶּ֖תַח An opening (literally), i.e., door (gate) or entrance way door
of the tabernacle אֹ֥הֶל A tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance) tabernacle
of the congregation. מוֹעֵֽד׃ Properly, an appointment, i.e., a fixed time or season; specifically, a festival; conventionally a year; by implication, an assembly (as convened for a definite purpose); technically the congregation; by extension, the place of meeting; also a signal (as appointed beforehand) congregation

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  • 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.

  • 5  And Moses said unto the judges of Israel, Slay ye every one his men that were joined unto Baal-peor.

  • 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.

  • 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;

  • 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.




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