hebrew
1)

Why was the idol called "Ba'al Pe'or"?

1.

Rashi: Because the method of worship was to expose oneself in front 1 of it and defecate 2 on it.


1

'Lif'or' means to expose onself.

2

See also Ba'al ha'Turim.

2)

What were the ramifications of Hashem's anger?

1.

Rashi and Rashbam: He sent a plague that began to consume them.

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