New International Version
and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households, and all those associated with Korah, together with their possessions.
King James Bible
And the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up, and their houses, and all the men that appertained unto Korah, and all their goods.
Darby Bible Translation
And the earth opened its mouth, and swallowed them up, and their households, and all the men that belonged to Korah, and all their property.
World English Bible
and the earth opened its mouth, and swallowed them up, and their households, and all the men who appertained to Korah, and all their goods.
Young's Literal Translation
and the earth openeth her mouth, and swalloweth them, and their houses, and all the men who are for Korah, and all the goods,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If the Lord make a new thing - ואם בריאה יברא יהוה veim beriah yibra Yehovah, and if Jehovah should create a creation, i. e., do such a thing as was never done before.
And they go down quick into the pit - שאלה sheolah, a proof, among many others, that שאל sheol, signifies here a chasm or pit of the earth, and not the place called hell; for it would be absurd to suppose that their houses had gone to hell; and it would be wicked to imagine that their little innocent children had gone thither, though God was pleased to destroy their lives with those of their iniquitous fathers.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibrarySeptember 3. "The God of Israel Hath Separated You" (Num. xvi. 9).
"The God of Israel hath separated you" (Num. xvi. 9). The little plant may grow out of a manure heap, and be surrounded by filth, and covered very often with the floating dust that is borne upon the breeze, but its white roots are separated from the unclean soil, and its leaves and flowers have no affinity with the dust that settles upon them; and after a shower of summer rain they throw off every particle of defilement, and look up, as fresh and spotless as before, for their intrinsic nature cannot …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
As soon as he finished saying all this, the ground under them split apart
They went down alive into the realm of the dead, with everything they owned; the earth closed over them, and they perished and were gone from the community.
But 14,700 people died from the plague, in addition to those who had died because of Korah.
The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them along with Korah, whose followers died when the fire devoured the 250 men. And they served as a warning sign.
The line of Korah, however, did not die out.
and what he did to Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab the Reubenite, when the earth opened its mouth right in the middle of all Israel and swallowed them up with their households, their tents and every living thing that belonged to them.
The earth opened up and swallowed Dathan; it buried the company of Abiram.
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