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Korach

  
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16:32 The earth opened its mouth, and swallowed them and their houses, along with all the men who were with Korach and their property.
Vatiftach ha'arets et-piha vativla otam ve'et-bateyhem ve'et kol-ha'adam asher le-Korach ve'et kol-harechush.



Commentary:

men who were with Korach
  According to some, Korach himself was not swallowed up (Sanhedrin 110a) but was killed in the plague (Rashi ad loc.) or by the divine fire (Josephus, Antiquities 4:3:4). The Torah, however, appears to indicate that Korach actually was swallowed up, but that his children survived (Numbers, 26:10,11). However, elsewhere it seems that only Dathan and Aviram were swallowed up (Deuteronomy 11:6).





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