And, behold, one of the children of Israel came and brought unto his brethren a Midianitish
woman in the sight of Moses
, and in the sight of all the congregation of the children of Israel, who [were
] the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. ... And he went after the man of Israel into the tent, and thrust
both of them through, the man of Israel, and the woman through her belly. So the plague
was stayed from the children of Israel.
Now the name of the Israelite that was slain, [even
] that was slain with the Midianitish woman, [was
] Zimri, the son of Salu, a prince
of a chief house
among the Simeonites. ... And the name of the Midianitish woman that was slain [was
] Cozbi, the daughter of Zur
; he [was
] head over a people, [and
] of a chief house in Midian.
thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand
shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people. ... And all Israel shall hear, and fear, and shall do no more any such wickedness as this is among you.
Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, destroying it utterly
, and all that [is
] therein, and the cattle thereof, with the edge of the sword. ... And there shall cleave
nought of the cursed
thing to thine hand: that the LORD may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and shew
thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply
thee, as he hath
sworn unto thy fathers;
Therefore the children
of Israel could not stand before their enemies, [but
] turned [their
] backs before their enemies, because they were
will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you.
1 Kings 18:40
And Elijah said unto them, Take
the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape. And they took them: and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon
, and slew them there
. ... And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get
thee up, eat and drink; for [there is
] a sound of abundance of rain.
And he said unto them, Take
me up, and cast me forth into the sea; so shall the sea be calm unto you: for
I know that for my sake this great tempest [is
] upon you. ... So they
took up Jonah, and cast him forth into the sea: and the
from her raging.