1 Corinthians 10:6-8
New American Bible (Revised Edition)
6 [a]These things happened as examples for us, so that we might not desire evil things, as they did.(A) 7 And do not become idolaters, as some of them did, as it is written, “The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to revel.”(B) 8 Let us not indulge in immorality as some of them did, and twenty-three thousand fell within a single day.(C)Read full chapter
- 10:6–13 This section explicitates the typological value of these Old Testament events: the desert experiences of the Israelites are examples, meant as warnings, to deter us from similar sins (idolatry, immorality, etc.) and from a similar fate.