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22:17 the sin at Peor. This was an occasion of great apostasy before entering Canaan (Num. 25; Josh. 2:1 note).
not cleansed. For cleansing see Lev. 11–16. An inner cleansing also is implied here. The Israelites are not yet rid of the tendency they displayed at Peor.