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25:1 And Yisrael abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the banot Moav.
25:2 And they called the people to the zevach (sacrifices) of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods.
25:3 And Yisrael joined himself to Baal-peor: and the anger of ADONAI (יהוה) was kindled against Yisrael.
25:4 And ADONAI (יהוה) said to Mosheh:
Take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before ADONAI (יהוה) against the sun, that the fierce anger of ADONAI (יהוה) may be turned away from Yisrael.
25:5 So Mosheh said to the judges of Yisrael, "Every one of you kill his men who were joined to Baal-peor."
25:6 And, hinei, one of benai Yisrael came and brought to his brethren a Midyan woman in the sight of Mosheh, and in the sight of all the congregation of benai Yisrael, who [were] weeping [before] .
25:7 (Maftir) When Pinchas (פּינח) Ben ElAzar (אלעזר) Ben Aharon hakohen, saw it, he rose and left the congregation and took a spear in his hand.
25:8 and went after the man of Yisrael into the chamber and pierced both of them, the man of Yisrael and the woman through her belly. Thus the plague on the people of Yisrael was stopped.
25:9 And those that died in the plague were twenty and four thousand. (1 corinthian 10)
And ADONAI (יהוה) spoke to Mosheh, saying:
25:11 Pinchas (פּינח), Ben El Azar (אלעזר), Ben Aharon Kohen, has turned My wrath away from benai Yisrael, while he was zealous for My sake among them, that I consumed not benai Yisrael in My Jealousy.
25:12 לָכֵ֖ן אֱמֹ֑ר הִנְנִ֨י נֹתֵ֥ן לוֹ֛ אֶת-בְּרִיתִ֖י שָלוֹֽם׃
Laken Emor Hinni Noten Lo Et-Beriti Shalom
Wherefore say: Behold, I give unto him My covenant of peace;
25:13 וְהָ֤יְתָה לּוֹ֙ וּלְזַרְעוֹ֣ אַחֲרָ֔יו בְּרִ֖ית כְּהֻנַּ֣ת עוֹלָ֑ם תַּ֗חַת אֲשֶ֤ר קִנֵּא֙ לֵאלֹהָ֔יו וַיְכַפֵּ֖ר עַל-בְּנֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
Vehaita Lo Ulezaro Akharav Berit Kehunat Olam takhat Asher Kine LeLohav Vayekhaper Al-Benei Yisrael.
and it shall be unto him, and to his seed after him, the covenant of an everlasting priesthood; because he was jealous for his Elohim, and made atonement for the children of Yisrael.'
25:14 Now the name of the Yisraelite that was shachat (slaughtered), [even] that was shachat (slaughtered) with the Midyan woman, [was] Zimri Ben Salu, a Nasi a chief Bayit among the Shimeonites.
25:15 And the name of the Midyan woman that was shachat (slaughtered) [was] Kozbi bat Zur; he [was] head over a people, [and] of a chief Bayit in Midyan.
25:16 And ADONAI (יהוה) spoke to Mosheh, saying,
25:17 Vex the Midyanim, and smite them:
25:18 For they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Kozbi, bat a Nasi Midyan, their sister, which was shachat (slaughtered) in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.
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"The broken ו (VAV)" in Numbers 25:12 is telling us that "the Man" has been broken for the sake of Covenant of Peace that brings atonement for Israel. This broken ו (VAV) is a clear picture of the Jewish Messiah, Yeshua. The word "שלום (SHALOM)" in Numbers 25:12, with broken ו (VAV) can be read as "שלים (COMPLETE)." Another explanation that His brokenness is the completion; the finality; the ultimate perfection.