Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up along with Korah, when that company died, when the fire devoured 250 men, so that they became a warning.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them with Korah, when his followers died and the fire consumed 250 men. They serve as a warning sign.

International Standard Version

The ground had opened its mouth and swallowed them up, along with Korah. Also, that group died when the fire devoured 250 men as a warning sign,

A Conservative Version

and the earth opened its mouth, and swallowed them up together with Korah when that company died, that time the fire devoured two hundred and fifty men, and they became an example.

American Standard Version

and the earth opened its 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.

Amplified

and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up along with Korah, when that company died, when the fire devoured two hundred and fifty men, so that they became a [warning] sign.

Bible in Basic English

And they went down into the open mouth of the earth, together with Korah, when death overtook him and all his band; at the time when two hundred and fifty men were burned in the fire, and they became a sign.

Darby Translation

And the earth opened its mouth, and swallowed them up together with Korah, when that band died, when the fire devoured the two hundred and fifty men; and they became a sign.

Julia Smith Translation

And the earth will open her mouth and will swallow them and Korah, in the dying of the assembly in the consuining of the fire, the fifty and two hundred men: and they shall be for a signal.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

and the land opened its mouth and swallowed them with Korah, when that company died, when the fire consumed two hundred and fifty men, and they were a sign.

Modern King James verseion

And the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up together with Korah, when that company died, when the fire devoured two hundred and fifty men. And they became a sign.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the earth opened her mouth and swallowed them and Korah also, when the multitude died, what time the fire consumed two hundred and fifty men, and they became a sign:

NET Bible

The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and Korah at the time that company died, when the fire consumed 250 men. So they became a warning.

New Heart English Bible

and the earth opened its mouth, and swallowed them up together with Korah, when that company died; what time the fire devoured two hundred fifty men, and they became a sign.

The Emphasized Bible

and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up - with Korah also, when the assembly died, - when the fire consumed two hundred and fifty men, and they became a warning;

Webster

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

World English Bible

and the earth opened its mouth, and swallowed them up together with Korah, when that company died; what time the fire devoured two hundred fifty men, and they became a sign.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the earth openeth her mouth, and swalloweth them and Korah, in the death of the company, in the fire consuming the two hundred and fifty men, and they become a sign;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

פּתח 
Pathach 
Usage: 143

and swallowed them up
בּלע 
Bala` 
Usage: 49

קרח 
Qorach 
Usage: 37

מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

what time the fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

and fifty
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Reuben

9 The sons of Eliab: Nemuel and Dathan and Abiram. These are the Dathan and Abiram who were called by the congregation, who contended against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah, when they contended against the Lord, 10 and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up along with Korah, when that company died, when the fire devoured 250 men, so that they became a warning. 11 The sons of Korah, however, did not die.



Cross References

Numbers 16:38

As for the censers of these men who have sinned at the cost of their lives, let them be made into hammered sheets for a plating of the altar, since they did present them before the Lord and they are holy; and they shall be for a sign to the sons of Israel.”

Numbers 16:31-35

As he finished speaking all these words, the ground that was under them split open;

2 Peter 2:6

and if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter;

Exodus 16:35

The sons of Israel ate the manna forty years, until they came to an inhabited land; they ate the manna until they came to the border of the land of Canaan.

Numbers 16:2

and they rose up before Moses, together with some of the sons of Israel, two hundred and fifty leaders of the congregation, chosen in the assembly, men of renown.

Numbers 27:3

“Our father died in the wilderness, yet he was not among the company of those who gathered themselves together against the Lord in the company of Korah; but he died in his own sin, and he had no sons.

1 Samuel 2:34

This will be the sign to you which will come concerning your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas: on the same day both of them will die.

Psalm 106:17-18

The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan,
And engulfed the company of Abiram.

Jeremiah 29:22

Because of them a curse will be used by all the exiles from Judah who are in Babylon, saying, “May the Lord make you like Zedekiah and like Ahab, whom the king of Babylon roasted in the fire,

Ezekiel 14:8

I will set My face against that man and make him a sign and a proverb, and I will cut him off from among My people. So you will know that I am the Lord.

1 Corinthians 10:6-10

Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved.

Jude 1:7

just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh, are exhibited as an example in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

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