Numbers 25:7-12

CLV(i) 7 When Phineas, son of Eleazar, son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he arose from the midst of the congregation and took a lance in his hand. 8 He came after the man of Israel to the alcove and stabbed the two of them, the man of Israel and the woman, into her pelvis. Then the stroke was restrained from the sons of Israel. 9 Those dying in the stroke were twenty-four thousand. 10 Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying. 11 Phineas, son of Eleazar, son of Aaron the priest, reversed My fury from the sons of Israel in his zeal for My jealousy in their midst so I did not finish the sons of Israel in My jealousy. 12 Therefore say:Behold Me giving to him My covenant of peace;