Numbers 25:1-18, NLT
Moab Seduces Israel
1While the Israelites were camped at Acacia Grove,*25:1a Hebrew Shittim. some of the men defiled themselves by having*25:1b As in Greek version; Hebrew reads some of the men began having. sexual relations with local Moabite women.
4The Lord issued the following command to Moses: “Seize all the ringleaders and execute them before the Lord in broad daylight, so his fierce anger will turn away from the people of Israel.”
5So Moses ordered Israel’s judges, “Each of you must put to death the men under your authority who have joined in worshiping Baal of Peor.”
6Just then one of the Israelite men brought a Midianite woman into his tent, right before the eyes of Moses and all the people, as everyone was weeping at the entrance of the Tabernacle.*25:6 Hebrew the Tent of Meeting.
10Then the Lord said to Moses,
14The Israelite man killed with the Midianite woman was named Zimri son of Salu, the leader of a family from the tribe of Simeon.
16Then the Lord said to Moses,