New International Version
24 Then they despised(A) the pleasant land;(B)
they did not believe(C) his promise.
25 They grumbled(D) in their tents
and did not obey the Lord.
26 So he swore(E) to them with uplifted hand
that he would make them fall in the wilderness,(F)
27 make their descendants fall among the nations
and scatter(G) them throughout the lands.
28 They yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor(H)
and ate sacrifices offered to lifeless gods;
29 they aroused the Lord’s anger(I) by their wicked deeds,(J)
and a plague(K) broke out among them.
30 But Phinehas(L) stood up and intervened,
and the plague was checked.(M)
31 This was credited to him(N) as righteousness
for endless generations(O) to come.
32 By the waters of Meribah(P) they angered the Lord,
and trouble came to Moses because of them;
33 for they rebelled(Q) against the Spirit(R) of God,
and rash words came from Moses’ lips.[a](S)
- Psalm 106:33 Or against his spirit, / and rash words came from his lips