Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Moses said unto Aaron, Take the censer and put fire in it from off the altar and put incense upon it and go quickly unto the congregation and reconcile them; for the wrath has gone out from before the face of the LORD; the plague is begun.
And those that died in that plague were twenty-four thousand.
And they said, The God of the Hebrews has found us; therefore we shall go three days' journey into the desert and sacrifice unto the LORD our God lest he encounter us with pestilence or with the sword.
2 Samuel 24:1
And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he incited David against them to say, Go, number Israel and Judah.
Now therefore let me alone that my wrath may wax hot in them and consume them; and I will put thee over a great nation.
and I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing.
The LORD shall make the pestilence cleave unto thee until he has consumed thee from off the land into which thou dost enter to inherit it.
1 Corinthians 10:5
But with many of them God was not pleased; therefore, they were overthrown in the wilderness.