Now these things took place as examples for us, so that we will not desire(A) evil things as they did.[a](B) Don’t become idolaters(C) as some of them were; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and got up to party.[b][c](D) Let us not commit sexual immorality(E) as some of them did,[d] and in a single day twenty-three thousand people died.(F)

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  1. 10:6 Lit they desired
  2. 10:7 Or to dance
  3. 10:7 Ex 32:6
  4. 10:8 Lit them committed sexual immorality

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