Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

For they adopted the worship of Baal Peor and ate sacrifices offered to the dead.

New American Standard Bible

They joined themselves also to Baal-peor,
And ate sacrifices offered to the dead.

King James Version

They joined themselves also unto Baalpeor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.

Holman Bible

They aligned themselves with Baal of Peor
and ate sacrifices offered to lifeless gods.

A Conservative Version

They also joined themselves to Baal-peor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.

American Standard Version

They joined themselves also unto Baal-peor, And ate the sacrifices of the dead.

Amplified


They joined themselves also to [the idol] Baal of Peor,
And ate sacrifices offered to the dead.

Bible in Basic English

And they were joined to Baal-peor, and took part in the offerings to the dead.

Darby Translation

And they joined themselves unto Baal-Peor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead;

Julia Smith Translation

And they will be bound to Baalpeor, and they will eat the sacrifices of the dead.

King James 2000

They joined themselves also unto Baalpeor, and ate the sacrifices to the dead.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They also attached themselves to Baal of Peor, and they ate sacrifices offered to [the] dead.

Modern King James verseion

And they joined themselves to Baal-peor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They joined themselves unto Baal-Peor, and ate the offerings of the dead.

NET Bible

They worshiped Baal of Peor, and ate sacrifices offered to the dead.

New Heart English Bible

They joined themselves also to Baal Peor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.

The Emphasized Bible

Yet they let themselves be bound to Baal-peor, - and did eat sacrifices to the dead:

Webster

They joined themselves also to Baal-peor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.

World English Bible

They joined themselves also to Baal Peor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they are coupled to Baal-Peor, And eat the sacrifices of the dead,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צמד 
Tsamad 
Usage: 5

בּעל פּעור 
Ba`al P@`owr 
Usage: 6

and ate
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

זבח 
Zebach 
Usage: 162

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Faithfulness In Israel's History

27 to cause their children to perish among the nations and be scattered among many lands. 28 For they adopted the worship of Baal Peor and ate sacrifices offered to the dead. 29 They had provoked anger by their deeds, so that a plague broke out against them.


Cross References

Hosea 9:10

"I found Israel, as one finds grapes in the wilderness; Your ancestors seemed to me like the fruit gleaned from a fig tree's first harvest. When they went to Baal-peor, they devoted themselves to that filth, and they became loathsome, like what they loved.

Deuteronomy 4:3

You saw with your own eyes what he did in Baal Peor. The LORD your God exterminated from among you every man who followed Baal of Peor.

Numbers 25:1-3

While Israel remained encamped in Shittim, the people began to commit sexual immorality with Moabite women,

Numbers 25:5

Then Moses ordered the judges of Israel, "Each one of you is to execute the men in his own tribe who joined the Baal-peor cult."

Numbers 31:16

"Look! These women were the same ones who were counseled by Balaam to cause the Israelis to commit a grievous sin against the LORD at Peor. As a result, that plague infected the LORD's community.

Deuteronomy 32:17

They sacrificed to demons not to the real God gods whom they didn't know, new neighbors who had recently appeared, whom your ancestors never feared.

Joshua 22:17

Isn't the evil that happened at Peor enough for us, from which we have yet to be completely cleansed even to this point, and because of which a plague came upon the community of the LORD?

Psalm 115:4-8

Their idols are silver and gold, crafted by human hands.

Jeremiah 10:8-10

Everyone is stupid and senseless. They follow worthless instruction from a piece of wood!

1 Corinthians 10:19-20

Am I suggesting that an offering made to idols means anything, or that an idol itself means anything?

Revelation 2:14

But I have a few things against you: You have there some who hold to the teaching of Balaam, the one who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the people of Israel so that they would eat food sacrificed to idols and practice immorality.

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