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God’s judgment on the MidianitesMoses’ last assignment was to carry out the Lord’s vengeance on the Midianites; then he would
meet “the last enemy” which is death. The Midianites (v. 2) were a nomadic people who descended
from Abraham through his second wife Keturah (Gen. 25:1). Because the Midianites …
Division of the "spoils” from the war.This section of Scripture deals with the confiscated spoils from the war, and it is truly amazing (vv.
25-54). All captives and goods were to be divided according to a strict formula. Moses told the
soldiers not to keep for themselves all the booty they had taken, but to give a p …