When Israel Lost the Vision of God, 3000 People Among Them Perished

“Where there is no vision, the people perish” is a part of a proverb frequently cited only in part, shortchanging the hearers of the truth

Israel and the Golden Calf | painting by Nicolas Poussin 1633–4

Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. (Proverbs 29:18, KJV)