The Lord said to Moses, “Take all the leaders of the people and execute[a] them in broad daylight before the Lord so that his burning anger may turn away from Israel.”

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  1. 25:4 Or impale, or hang, or expose; Hb obscure

The Lord said to Moses, “Take all the leaders(A) of these people, kill them and expose(B) them in broad daylight before the Lord,(C) so that the Lord’s fierce anger(D) may turn away from Israel.”

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49 He sent his burning anger against them:
fury, indignation, and calamity—
a band of deadly messengers.[a](A)

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  1. 78:49 Or angels

49 He unleashed against them his hot anger,(A)
    his wrath, indignation and hostility—
    a band of destroying angels.(B)

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