King James Version
And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods.
Darby Bible Translation
And they invited the people to the sacrifices of their gods; and the people ate, and bowed down to their gods.
World English Bible
for they called the people to the sacrifices of their gods; and the people ate, and bowed down to their gods.
Young's Literal Translation
and they call for the people to the sacrifices of their gods, and the people eat, and bow themselves to their gods,
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods.Numbers 25:2 Parallel Commentaries
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The ministration of holy angels, as presented in the Scriptures, is a truth most comforting and precious to every follower of Christ. But the Bible teaching upon this point has been obscured and perverted by the errors of popular theology. The doctrine of natural immortality, first borrowed from the pagan philosophy, and in the darkness of the great apostasy incorporated into the Christian faith, has supplanted the truth, so plainly taught in Scripture, that "the dead know not anything." Multitudes …
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How those that are at Variance and those that are at Peace are to be Admonished.
He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed.
And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.
Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;
Which did eat the fat of their sacrifices, and drank the wine of their drink offerings? let them rise up and help you, and be your protection.
They joined themselves also unto Baalpeor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.
Likewise when all the Jews that were in Moab, and among the Ammonites, and in Edom, and that were in all the countries, heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant of Judah, and that he had set over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan;
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