Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the LORD said unto Moses, Take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before the LORD against the sun, that the fierce anger of the LORD may be turned away from Israel.
All the heads
Now the name of the
slain man of Israel who was slain with the Midianite woman, was Zimri the son of Salu, a leader of a father’s household among the Simeonites.
able men out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens.
Your eyes have seen what the Lord has done in the case of Baal-peor, for all the men who followed Baal-peor, the Lord your God has destroyed them from among you.
the iniquity of Peor enough for us, from which we have not cleansed ourselves to this day, although a plague came on the congregation of the Lord,
Joshua called for all Israel, for their elders and their heads and their judges and their officers, and said to them, “I am old, advanced in years.
2 Samuel 21:6
let seven men from his sons be given to us, and we will
hang them before the Lord in Gibeah of Saul, the chosen of the Lord.” And the king said, “I will give them.”
Then Harbonah, one of the eunuchs who were before the king said, “Behold indeed,
the gallows standing at Haman’s house fifty cubits high, which Haman made for Mordecai who spoke good on behalf of the king!” And the king said, “Hang him on it.”
That the fierce
Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned away My wrath from the sons of Israel in that he was jealous with My jealousy among them, so that I did not destroy the sons of Israel in My jealousy.
Nothing from that which is put under the ban shall cling to your hand, in order that the Lord may turn from
His burning anger and show mercy to you, and have compassion on you and make you increase, just as He has sworn to your fathers,
Joshua said, “Why have you
troubled us? The Lord will trouble you this day.” And all Israel stoned them with stones; and they burned them with fire after they had stoned them with stones.
You withdrew all Your fury;
turned away from Your burning anger.
Who knows, God may turn and relent and withdraw His burning anger so that we will not perish.”