New International Version
As soon as he finished saying all this, the ground under them split apart
King James Bible
And it came to pass, as he had made an end of speaking all these words, that the ground clave asunder that was under them:
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when he had ended speaking all these words, that the ground clave apart that was under them.
World English Bible
It happened, as he made an end of speaking all these words, that the ground split apart that was under them;
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass at his finishing speaking all these words, that the ground which is under them cleaveth,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If the Lord make a new thing - ואם בריאה יברא יהוה veim beriah yibra Yehovah, and if Jehovah should create a creation, i. e., do such a thing as was never done before.
And they go down quick into the pit - שאלה sheolah, a proof, among many others, that שאל sheol, signifies here a chasm or pit of the earth, and not the place called hell; for it would be absurd to suppose that their houses had gone to hell; and it would be wicked to imagine that their little innocent children had gone thither, though God was pleased to destroy their lives with those of their iniquitous fathers.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibrarySeptember 3. "The God of Israel Hath Separated You" (Num. xvi. 9).
"The God of Israel hath separated you" (Num. xvi. 9). The little plant may grow out of a manure heap, and be surrounded by filth, and covered very often with the floating dust that is borne upon the breeze, but its white roots are separated from the unclean soil, and its leaves and flowers have no affinity with the dust that settles upon them; and after a shower of summer rain they throw off every particle of defilement, and look up, as fresh and spotless as before, for their intrinsic nature cannot …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Woe to them! They have taken the way of Cain; they have rushed for profit into Balaam's error; they have been destroyed in Korah's rebellion.
But if the LORD brings about something totally new, and the earth opens its mouth and swallows them, with everything that belongs to them, and they go down alive into the realm of the dead, then you will know that these men have treated the LORD with contempt."
and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households, and all those associated with Korah, together with their possessions.
They quarreled with Moses and said, "If only we had died when our brothers fell dead before the LORD!
The earth is broken up, the earth is split asunder, the earth is violently shaken.
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