New Living Translation
All five of the Midianite kings--Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba--died in the battle. They also killed Balaam son of Beor with the sword.
King James Bible
And they slew the kings of Midian, beside the rest of them that were slain; namely, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they slew with the sword.
Darby Bible Translation
And they slew the kings of Midian, besides the others slain, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian; and Balaam the son of Beor they slew with the sword.
World English Bible
They killed the kings of Midian with the rest of their slain: Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, the five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they killed with the sword.
Young's Literal Translation
and the kings of Midian they have slain, besides their pierced ones, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian; and Balaam son of Beor, they have slain with the sword.
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CommentaryNumbers 31:8 Parallel Commentaries
Now I am returning to my own people. But first let me tell you what the Israelites will do to your people in the future."
The woman's name was Cozbi; she was the daughter of Zur, the leader of a Midianite clan.
Then the Israelite army captured the Midianite women and children and seized their cattle and flocks and all their wealth as plunder.
"These are the very ones who followed Balaam's advice and caused the people of Israel to rebel against the LORD at Mount Peor. They are the ones who caused the plague to strike the LORD's people.
The land of Reuben also included all the towns of the plain and the entire kingdom of Sihon. Sihon was the Amorite king who had reigned in Heshbon and was killed by Moses along with the leaders of Midian--Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba--princes living in the region who were allied with Sihon.
The Israelites had also killed Balaam son of Beor, who used magic to tell the future.
I see the people of Cushan in distress, and the nation of Midian trembling in terror.
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