Numbers 16:2
New International Version
and rose up against Moses. With them were 250 Israelite men, well-known community leaders who had been appointed members of the council.

New Living Translation
They incited a rebellion against Moses, along with 250 other leaders of the community, all prominent members of the assembly.

English Standard Version
And they rose up before Moses, with a number of the people of Israel, 250 chiefs of the congregation, chosen from the assembly, well-known men.

Berean Study Bible
a rebellion against Moses, along with 250 men of Israel renowned as leaders of the congregation and representatives in the assembly.

New American Standard Bible
and they rose up before Moses, together with some of the sons of Israel, two hundred and fifty leaders of the congregation, chosen in the assembly, men of renown.

King James Bible
And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown:

Christian Standard Bible
two hundred and fifty prominent Israelite men who were leaders of the community and representatives in the assembly, and they rebelled against Moses.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
250 prominent Israelite men who were leaders of the community and representatives in the assembly, and they rebelled against Moses.

International Standard Version
of a rebellion against Moses, along with 250 community leaders, Israelis who were famous men and representatives from the assembly.

NET Bible
and rebelled against Moses, along with some of the Israelites, 250 leaders of the community, chosen from the assembly, famous men.

New Heart English Bible
and they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred fifty leaders of the congregation, called to the assembly, men of renown;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These four men were joined by 250 Israelite men, well-known leaders of the community, chosen by the assembly.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and they rose up in face of Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty men; they were princes of the congregation, the elect men of the assembly, men of renown;

New American Standard 1977
and they rose up before Moses, together with some of the sons of Israel, two hundred and fifty leaders of the congregation, chosen in the assembly, men of renown.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and they rose up against Moses, with two hundred and fifty men of the sons of Israel, princes of the congregation, of the council, men of renown;

King James 2000 Bible
And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty leaders of the assembly, representatives of the congregation, men of renown:

American King James Version
And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown:

American Standard Version
and they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the congregation, called to the assembly, men of renown;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and rose up before Moses, and two hundred and fifty men of the sons of Israel, chiefs of the assembly, chosen councillors, and men of renown.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Rose lap against Moses, and with them two hundred and fifty others of the children of Israel, leading men of the synagogue, and who in the time of assembly were called by name.

Darby Bible Translation
and they rose up against Moses, with two hundred and fifty men of the children of Israel, princes of the assembly, summoned to the council, men of renown;

English Revised Version
and they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the congregation, called to the assembly, men of renown:

Webster's Bible Translation
And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown:

World English Bible
and they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred fifty princes of the congregation, called to the assembly, men of renown;

Young's Literal Translation
and they rise up before Moses, with men of the sons of Israel, two hundred and fifty, princes of the company, called of the convention, men of name,
Study Bible
Korah's Rebellion
1Now Korah son of Izhar, the son of Kohath son of Levi, along with some Reubenites—Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab, and On son of Peleth—conducted 2a rebellion against Moses, along with 250 men of Israel renowned as leaders of the congregation and representatives in the assembly. 3They came together against Moses and Aaron and told them, “You have gone too far! Everyone in the entire congregation is holy, and the LORD is in their midst. Why then do you exalt yourselves above the assembly of the LORD?”…
Cross References
Numbers 1:16
These men were appointed from the congregation; they were the leaders of the tribes of their fathers, the heads of the clans of Israel.

Numbers 16:35
And fire came forth from the LORD and consumed the 250 men who were offering the incense.

Numbers 26:9
and the sons of Eliab were Nemuel, Dathan, and Abiram. It was Dathan and Abiram, chosen by the congregation, who fought against Moses and Aaron with the followers of Korah who rebelled against the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown:

famous

Numbers 26:9
And the sons of Eliab; Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. This is that Dathan and Abiram, which were famous in the congregation, who strove against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah, when they strove against the LORD:

Genesis 6:4
There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.

1 Chronicles 5:24
And these were the heads of the house of their fathers, even Epher, and Ishi, and Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah, and Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, mighty men of valour, famous men, and heads of the house of their fathers.







Lexicon
a rebellion
וַיָּקֻ֙מוּ֙ (way·yā·qu·mū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

against
לִפְנֵ֣י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

Moses,
מֹשֶׁ֔ה (mō·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver

along with 250
חֲמִשִּׁ֣ים (ḥă·miš·šîm)
Number - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 2572: Fifty

men
אַנְשֵׁי־ (’an·šê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 582: Man, mankind

of Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

renowned
שֵֽׁם׃ (šêm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8034: A name

as leaders
נְשִׂיאֵ֥י (nə·śî·’ê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 5387: An exalted one, a king, sheik, a rising mist

of the congregation
עֵדָ֛ה (‘ê·ḏāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5712: A stated assemblage

and representatives
קְרִאֵ֥י (qə·ri·’ê)
Adjective - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 7148: Called, summoned

in the assembly.
מוֹעֵ֖ד (mō·w·‘êḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4150: Appointed time, place, or meeting
(2) And they rose up . . . --i.e., in rebellion.

Two hundred and fifty princes . . . --It has been inferred from Numbers 27:3, where it is stated that Zelophehad, the Manassite, did not take part in the rebellion, that these princes, or chief men of the congregation, belonged to the other tribes of Israel as well as that of Levi. They are called Korah's company because he was their leader, and it is probable from Numbers 16:8 that a large number of them belonged to the tribe of Levi.

Verse 2. - And they rose up before Moses. It is suggested that the Reubenites were aggrieved because their father had been deprived of his birthright in favour of Judah, and that Korah was aggrieved because the Uzzielites had been preferred in the person of Elizaphan to the Izharites (chapter 3:30). These accusations have nothing whatever in the narrative to support them, and are suspicious because they are so easy and so sure to be made in such cases. In all ecclesiastical history the true reformer, as well as the heretic and the demagogue, has always been charged with being actuated by motives of disappointed ambition. Without these gratuitous suppositions there was quite enough to excite the anger and opposition of such discontented and insubordinate minds as are to be found in every community. With certain of the children of Israel. These were gathered front the tribes at large, as implied in the statement that Zelophehad a Manassite was not amongst them (Numbers 27:8). Famous in the congregation. Literally, "called men of the congregation." Septuagint, σύγκλητοι βουλῆς, representatives of the host in the great council (cf. chapter Numbers 1:16; 26:9). 16:1-11 Pride and ambition occasion a great deal of mischief both in churches and states. The rebels quarrel with the settlement of the priesthood upon Aaron and his family. Small reason they had to boast of the people's purity, or of God's favour, as the people had been so often and so lately polluted with sin, and were now under the marks of God's displeasure. They unjustly charge Moses and Aaron with taking honour to themselves; whereas they were called of God to it. See here, 1. What spirit levellers are of; those who resist the powers God has set over them. 2. What usage they have been serviceable. Moses sought instruction from God. The heart of the wise studies to answer, and asks counsel of God. Moses shows their privileges as Levites, and convicts them of the sin of undervaluing these privileges. It will help to keep us from envying those above us, duly to consider how many there are below us.
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