31 And as he finished speaking all these words, the ground that was under them split open; 32 and (A)the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, their households, and (B)all the people who belonged to Korah with all their possessions. 33 So they and all that belonged to them went down alive to [a]Sheol; and the earth closed over them, and they perished from the midst of the assembly. 34 Then all Israel who were around them fled at their [b]outcry, for they said, “The earth might swallow us!” 35 (C)Fire also came out from the Lord and consumed the (D)250 men who were offering the incense.

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  1. Numbers 16:33 I.e., the netherworld
  2. Numbers 16:34 Or voice

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