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Numbers 16:33

    Numbers 16:33 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed upon them: and they perished from among the congregation.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    They, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed on them: and they perished from among the congregation.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    So they, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into Sheol: and the earth closed upon them, and they perished from among the assembly.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So they and all theirs went down living into the underworld, and the earth was shut over them, and they were cut off from among the meeting of the people.

    Webster's Revision

    So they, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into Sheol: and the earth closed upon them, and they perished from among the assembly.

    World English Bible

    So they, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into Sheol: and the earth closed on them, and they perished from among the assembly.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    So they, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into the pit: and the earth closed upon them, and they perished from among the assembly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 16:33

    They, and all that appertained to them - Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, and all that appertained to their respective families, went down into the pit caused by this supernatural earthquake; while the fire from the Lord consumed the 250 men that bare censers. Thus there were two distinct punishments, the pit and the fire, for the two divisions of these rebels.

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 16:33

    16:33 Into the pit - Into the earth, which first opened itself to receive them, and then shut itself to destroy them.