Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward;
Let my teaching drop as the rain, Let my speech distil as the dew, - As copious rains on tender grass, As myriad drops on seeding plants.
The chariots of God, are two myriads - thousands repeated, My Lord, is among them Sinai, is in the sanctuary!
Who, indeed, received the law through ranks of messengers, - and guarded it not.
Why, then, the law? Because of the transgressions, it was added, until such time as the seed should come, unto whom the promise had been made, and was given in charge through messengers, at the hand of a mediator;
Any one having set aside a law of Moses, apart from compassions, upon the testimony of two or three witnesses, dieth:
And he said to them - Thus, saith Yahweh, God of Israel, Put ye every man his sword upon his thigh, - pass through and return from gate to gate in the camp, and slay ye every man his brother and every man his friend and every man his neighbour.
Then Aaron's sons, Nadab and Abihu, took each man his censer and placed therein fire, and put thereon incense, - and brought near before Yahweh strange fire, which he had not commanded them.
Bring forth him that reviled unto the out-side of the camp, then shall all that heard him lean their hands upon his head, - and all the assembly shall stone him.
The flesh, was yet between their teeth, not yet chewed, - when the anger of Yahweh, had kindled upon the people, and Yahweh smote the people, with an exceeding great plague.
Say unto them: As I live, is the oracle of Yahweh: Surely as ye have spoken in mine ears, so, will I do unto you: -
But, as for the person who acteth with a high hand - of the native born or of the sojourners, Yahweh himself, he, reproacheth, - therefore shall that person
And it came to pass as he made an end of speaking all these words, that the ground which was under them, clave asunder;
And Moses lifted high his hand and smote the cliff with his staff, twice, - and there came forth water in abundance, and the assembly and their cattle, did drink.
And Yahweh sent among the people the poisonous serpents, and they bit the people, - and much people out of Israel died.
Then was it found that they who had died by the plague were four and twenty thousand.
Yours are the eyes, that have seen what Yahweh did in Baal-peor, for every man who went after Baal-peor, did Yahweh thy God destroy out of thy midst;
When there shall be found in thy midst, within any of thy gates, which Yahweh thy God is giving unto thee, man or woman who doeth the thing which is wicked in the eyes of Yahweh thy God by transgressing his covenant;
Cursed, be he that establisheth not the words of this law to do them. And all the people shall say - Amen.
1 Corinthians 10:5
Nevertheless, with the most of them, God, was not well-pleased, for they were strewed along in the desert.
I am minded, therefore, to put you in remembrance, - though ye know all things once for all, That the Lord, when a people out of Egypt he had saved, in, the next place, them that believed not, destroyed.
So then Moses spake unto the sons of Israel, and they took forth the reviler, unto the outside of the camp, and stoned him with stones. Thus, the sons of Israel did, as Yahweh commanded Moses.