and he spoke to the congregation, saying, "Depart now from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing that belongs to them, or you will be swept away in all their sin." (Numbers 16:26)

So they got back from around the dwellings of Korah, Dathan and Abiram; and Dathan and Abiram came out and stood at the doorway of their tents, along with their wives and their sons and their little ones. (Numbers 16:27)

Moses said, "By this you shall know that the LORD has sent me to do all these deeds; for this is not my doing. (Numbers 16:28)

"If these men die the death of all men or if they suffer the fate of all men, then the LORD has not sent me. (Numbers 16:29)

"But if the LORD brings about an entirely new thing and the ground opens its mouth and swallows them up with all that is theirs, and they descend alive into Sheol, then you will understand that these men have spurned the LORD." (Numbers 16:30)

As he finished speaking all these words, the ground that was under them split open; (Numbers 16:31)

and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, and their households, and all the men who belonged to Korah with their possessions. (Numbers 16:32)

So they and all that belonged to them went down alive to Sheol; and the earth closed over them, and they perished from the midst of the assembly. (Numbers 16:33)


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