4:3 You have witnessed what the Lord did at Baal Peor, 1 how he 2 eradicated from your midst everyone who followed Baal Peor. 3
4:4 But you who remained faithful to the Lord your God are still alive to this very day, every one of you.
1 tc The LXX and Syriac read “to Baal Peor,” that is, the god worshiped at that place; see note on the name “Beth Peor” in Deut 3:29.
2 tn Heb “the Lord your God.” The pronoun has been used in the translation for stylistic reasons to avoid redundancy.
3 tn Or “followed the Baal of Peor” (so NAB, NIV, NRSV), referring to the pagan god Baal.