Numbers 16:35
New International Version
And fire came out from the LORD and consumed the 250 men who were offering the incense.

New Living Translation
Then fire blazed forth from the LORD and burned up the 250 men who were offering incense.

English Standard Version
And fire came out from the LORD and consumed the 250 men offering the incense.

Berean Study Bible
And fire came forth from the LORD and consumed the 250 men who were offering the incense.

King James Bible
And there came out a fire from the LORD, and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense.

New King James Version
And a fire came out from the LORD and consumed the two hundred and fifty men who were offering incense.

New American Standard Bible
Fire also came out from the LORD and consumed the 250 men who were offering the incense.

NASB 1995
Fire also came forth from the LORD and consumed the two hundred and fifty men who were offering the incense.

NASB 1977
Fire also came forth from the LORD and consumed the two hundred and fifty men who were offering the incense.

Amplified Bible
Fire also came forth from the LORD and consumed the two hundred and fifty men who were offering the incense.

Christian Standard Bible
Fire also came out from the LORD and consumed the 250 men who were presenting the incense.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Fire also came out from the LORD and consumed the 250 men who were presenting the incense.

American Standard Version
And fire came forth from Jehovah, and devoured the two hundred and fifty men that offered the incense.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And fire came out from before LORD JEHOVAH and consumed the two hundred and fifty men who were bringing incense.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And fire went forth from the Lord, and devoured the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense.

Contemporary English Version
Suddenly the LORD sent a fire that burned up the 250 men who had offered incense to him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And a fire coming out from the Lord, destroyed the two hundred and fifty men that offered the incense.

English Revised Version
And fire came forth from the LORD, and devoured the two hundred and fifty men that offered the incense.

Good News Translation
Then the LORD sent a fire that blazed out and burned up the 250 men who had presented the incense.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Fire came from the LORD and consumed the 250 men who were offering incense.

International Standard Version
After this, fire came from the LORD and incinerated the 250 men who offered the incense.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And fire came forth from the LORD, and devoured the two hundred and fifty men that offered the incense.

Literal Standard Version
and fire has come out from YHWH and consumes the two hundred and fifty men bringing the incense near.

NET Bible
Then a fire went out from the LORD and devoured the 250 men who offered incense.

New Heart English Bible
Fire came forth from the LORD, and devoured the two hundred fifty men who offered the incense.

World English Bible
Fire came forth from Yahweh, and devoured the two hundred fifty men who offered the incense.

Young's Literal Translation
and fire hath come out from Jehovah, and consumeth the two hundred and fifty men bringing near the perfume.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Earth Swallows Korah
34At their cries, all the people of Israel who were around them fled, saying, “The earth may swallow us too!” 35And fire came forth from the LORD and consumed the 250 men who were offering the incense.

Cross References
Revelation 11:5
If anyone wants to harm them, fire proceeds from their mouths and devours their enemies. In this way, anyone who wants to harm them must be killed.

Leviticus 10:2
So fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed them, and they died in the presence of the LORD.

Numbers 11:1
Soon the people began to complain about their hardship in the hearing of the LORD, and when He heard them, His anger was kindled, and fire from the LORD blazed among them and consumed the outskirts of the camp.

Numbers 16:2
a rebellion against Moses, along with 250 men of Israel renowned as leaders of the congregation and representatives in the assembly.

Numbers 16:34
At their cries, all the people of Israel who were around them fled, saying, "The earth may swallow us too!"

Numbers 16:36
Then the LORD said to Moses,

Numbers 16:49
But those who died from the plague numbered 14,700, in addition to those who had died on account of Korah.


Treasury of Scripture

And there came out a fire from the LORD, and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense.

and there

Numbers 11:1
And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the LORD heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp.

Numbers 26:10
And the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up together with Korah, when that company died, what time the fire devoured two hundred and fifty men: and they became a sign.

Leviticus 10:2
And there went out fire from the LORD, and devoured them, and they died before the LORD.

two hundred

Numbers 16:2,17
And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown: …









(35) And there came out a fire from the Lord . . . --It was thus, as Bishop Wordsworth has observed, that "Korah and his company were punished by the same element as that by which they had sinned."

Verse 35. - There came out a fire from the Lord. The fire probably flashed out from the sanctuary with the destructive force of lightning. The two hundred and fifty men. These had remained swinging their censers before the gate of the tabernacle while Moses and (presumably) Korah himself had gone to the camp of Reuben.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And fire
וְאֵ֥שׁ (wə·’êš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - common singular
Strong's 784: A fire

came forth
יָצְאָ֖ה (yā·ṣə·’āh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

from the LORD
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

and consumed
וַתֹּ֗אכַל (wat·tō·ḵal)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

the 250
הַחֲמִשִּׁ֤ים (ha·ḥă·miš·šîm)
Article | Number - common plural
Strong's 2572: Fifty

men
אִ֔ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

who were offering
מַקְרִיבֵ֖י (maq·rî·ḇê)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 7126: To come near, approach

the incense.
הַקְּטֹֽרֶת׃ (haq·qə·ṭō·reṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7004: Smoke, odor of (burning) sacrifice, incense


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