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Pinchas

  
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 25:10  25:11
25:10 First Reading
God spoke to Moses, saying,
Vayedaber Adonay el-Moshe lemor.
25:11 'Pinchas (a son of Eleazar and grandson of Aaron the priest) was the one who zealously took up My cause among the Israelites and turned My anger away from them, so that I did not destroy them in My demand for exclusive worship.
Pinchas ben-El'azar ben-Aharon hakohen heshiv et-chamati me'al beney-Yisra'el bekan'o et-kin'ati betocham velo-chiliti et-beney-Yisra'el bekin'ati.



Commentary:

exclusive worship
  See Exodus 20:5 (cf. Ibn Ezra).





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