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11:6 There was what He did to Dathan and Aviram, the sons of Reuben's son Eliav, when in the midst of all Israel the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, along with their houses, their tents, and all the living things that were with them.
Va'asher asah le-Datan vela-Aviram beney Eli'av ben-Re'uven asher patsetah ha'arets et-piha vativla'em ve'et-bateyhem ve'et-aholeyhem ve'et kol-hayekum asher beragleyhem bekerev kol-Yisra'el.


Dathan and Aviram
  See Numbers 16:1.

earth opened its mouth
  Numbers 16:32. Here it appears that only Dathan and Aviram were swallowed; see note ibid..

  (Targum; Septuagint). Or, 'families' (households) (Targum Yonathan; Ibn Ezra; Chizzkuni).

living things
  (Radak, Sherashim). Yekum in Hebrew, cf. Genesis 7:23). Or, 'property' (Targum; Sanhedrin 110a; Rashi; Septuagint); 'that which exists' (Ibn Janach).

that were with them
  (Targum; Saadia). Or, 'because of them' (Ibn Ezra). Literally, 'at their feet.'

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