Numbers 25:9

And those that died in the plague were twenty and four thousand.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Slain. Hebrew adds, "in the plague "or pestilence sent by God, (Psalm cv. 29,) and in the punishments inflicted by the judges, "twenty and four thousand. "(Haydock) The tribe of Simeon, lying to the south, had given way to greater disorders with the Madianites; (Calmet) so that they were found to have 37,100 fewer than when they were numbered before, chap. ii. 13. See chap. xxvi. 14. (Haydock)
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