16:32 and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, along with their households, and all Korah’s men, and all their goods. 16:33 They and all that they had went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed over them. So they perished from among the community. 16:34 All the Israelites 1 who were around them fled at their cry, 2 for they said, “What if 3 the earth swallows us too?” 16:35 Then a fire 4 went out from the Lord and devoured the 250 men who offered incense.
16:41 But on the next day the whole community of Israelites murmured against Moses and Aaron, saying, “You have killed the Lord’s people!” 5
1 tn Heb “all Israel.”
2 tn Heb “voice.”
3 tn Heb “lest.”
4 tn For a discussion of the fire of the
5 sn The whole congregation here is trying to project its guilt on Moses and Aaron. It was they and their rebellion that brought about the deaths, not Moses and Aaron. The