11 (A)Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the Priest, hath turned mine anger away from the children of Israel, while he [a]was zealous for my sake among them: therefore I have not consumed the children of Israel in my jealousy.

12 Wherefore say to him, Behold, I give unto him my covenant of peace.

13 And he shall have it, and his seed after him, even the covenant of the Priest’s office forever, because he was zealous for his God, and hath made an [b]atonement for the children of Israel.

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 25:11 He was zealous to maintain my glory.
  2. Numbers 25:13 He hath pacified God’s wrath.