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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.

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Earth opened

Numbers 16:2
And they will rise up before Moses, and men from the sons of Israel, fifty and two hundred chiefs of the assembly, called by appointment, and men of name:
Numbers 27:3
Our father died in the desert, and he was not in the midst of the assembly of them being gathered together against Jehovah, in the assembly of Korah; for he died in his sin, and there were no sons to him.
Exodus 16:35
And the sons of Israel ate the manna forty years till they came to a land inhabited: they ate the portion till they came to the extremity of the land of Canaan.
Psalm 106:17
The earth will open and will swallow down Dathan, and will cover the assembly of Abiram.

They became a sign

Numbers 16:38
The censers of these sinners against their souls, and they made them beaten plates, a covering for the altar: for they brought them before Jehovah, and they will be consecrated: and they will be for a sign to the sons of Israel.
1 Samuel 2:34
And this the sign to thee which shall come to thy two sons to Hophni and Phinehas: in one day they two shall die.
Jeremiah 29:22
And a curse was taken from them to all the captivity of Judah which are in Babylon, saying, Jehovah will set thee as Zedekiah, and as Ahab, whom the king of Babel roasted them in fire;
Ezekiel 14:8
And I gave my face against that man, and I set him for a sign and for parables, and I cut him off from the midst of my people; and ye knew that I am Jehovah.
1 Corinthians 10:6
And these things were our types, that we be not eagerly desirous of evil things, as they also eagerly desired.
2 Peter 2:6
And the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha having reduced to ashes, condemned with a catastrophe, a pattern set to them about to act irreligiously;
Jude 1:7
As Sodom and Gomorrha and the cities about them, debauched in like manner to these, and having gone away after other flesh, are set before a sample of eternal fire, enduring punishment.

General references

Numbers 16:31
And it shall be as he finished to speak all these words, the earth shall cleave asunder which is under them:
Psalm 106:17
The earth will open and will swallow down Dathan, and will cover the assembly of Abiram.