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“To inflict vengeance from the Lord on Midian.” 4837 For this man (Balaam), when he speaks no longer in the Spirit of God, but contrary to Gods law, by setting up a different law with regard to fornication, 4838 is certainly not then to be counted as a prophet, but as a soothsayer. For he who did not keep to the commandment of God, received the just recompense of his own evil devices. 4839
Num. xxxi. 3.572:4838
Num. xxxi. 16.572:4839
Num. xxxi. 8.
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