Numbers 16:33
New International Version
They went down alive into the realm of the dead, with everything they owned; the earth closed over them, and they perished and were gone from the community.

New Living Translation
So they went down alive into the grave, along with all their belongings. The earth closed over them, and they all vanished from among the people of Israel.

English Standard Version
So they and all that belonged to them went down alive into Sheol, and the earth closed over them, and they perished from the midst of the assembly.

Berean Study Bible
They went down alive into Sheol with all they owned. The earth closed over them, and they vanished from the assembly.

King James Bible
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.

New King James Version
So they and all those with them went down alive into the pit; the earth closed over them, and they perished from among the assembly.

New American Standard Bible
So they and all that belonged to them went down alive to Sheol; and the earth closed over them, and they perished from the midst of the assembly.

NASB 1995
So they and all that belonged to them went down alive to Sheol; and the earth closed over them, and they perished from the midst of the assembly.

NASB 1977
So they and all that belonged to them went down alive to Sheol; and the earth closed over them, and they perished from the midst of the assembly.

Amplified Bible
So they and all that belonged to them went down alive to Sheol; and the earth closed over them, and they perished from among the assembly.

Christian Standard Bible
They went down alive into Sheol with all that belonged to them. The earth closed over them, and they vanished from the assembly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They went down alive into Sheol with all that belonged to them. The earth closed over them, and they vanished from the assembly.

American Standard Version
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.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And those went down, and everything that they had, alive to Sheol, and the Earth was covered over them and they were destroyed from within the assembly.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they went down and all that they had, alive into Hades; and the ground covered them, and they perished from the midst of the congregation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they went down alive into hell the ground closing upon them, and they perished from among the people.

English Revised Version
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.

Good News Translation
So they went down alive to the world of the dead, with their possessions. The earth closed over them, and they vanished.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They went down alive to their graves with everything that belonged to them. The ground covered them, and so they disappeared from the assembly.

International Standard Version
So they and all that belonged to them descended alive to Sheol. Then the earth closed over them. That's how they were annihilated from the assembly.

JPS Tanakh 1917
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.

Literal Standard Version
and they go down—they and all that they have—alive to Sheol, and the earth closes over them, and they perish from the midst of the assembly;

NET Bible
They and all that they had went down alive into the pit, and the earth closed over them. So they perished from among the community.

New Heart 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.

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.

Young's Literal Translation
and they go down, they, and all that they have, alive to Sheol, and the earth closeth over them, and they perish from the midst of the assembly;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Earth Swallows Korah
32and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households—all Korah’s men and all their possessions. 33They went down alive into Sheol with all they owned. The earth closed over them, and they vanished from the assembly. 34At their cries, all the people of Israel who were around them fled, saying, “The earth may swallow us too!”…

Cross References
Numbers 16:32
and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households--all Korah's men and all their possessions.

Numbers 16:34
At their cries, all the people of Israel who were around them fled, saying, "The earth may swallow us too!"

Numbers 26:11
However, the line of Korah did not die out.

Deuteronomy 32:22
For a fire has been kindled by My anger, and it burns to the depths of Sheol; it consumes the earth and its produce, and scorches the foundations of the mountains.

Psalm 55:15
Let death seize them by surprise; let them go down to Sheol alive, for evil is with them in their homes.

Psalm 69:15
Do not let the floods engulf me or the depths swallow me up; let not the Pit close its mouth over me.

Psalm 141:7
As when one plows and breaks up the soil, so our bones have been scattered at the mouth of Sheol.


Treasury of Scripture

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.

into the

Psalm 9:15
The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

Psalm 55:23
But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.

Psalm 69:15
Let not the waterflood overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.

they perished

Jude 1:11
Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They
הֵ֣ם (hêm)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

went down
וַיֵּ֨רְד֜וּ (way·yê·rə·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

alive
חַיִּ֖ים (ḥay·yîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

into Sheol
שְׁאֹ֑לָה (šə·’ō·lāh)
Noun - common singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 7585: Underworld (place to which people descend at death)

with all
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

they owned.
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

The earth
הָאָ֔רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

closed
וַתְּכַ֤ס (wat·tə·ḵas)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3680: To plump, fill up hollows, to cover

over them,
עֲלֵיהֶם֙ (‘ă·lê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

and they vanished
וַיֹּאבְד֖וּ (way·yō·ḇə·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6: To wander away, lose oneself, to perish

from
מִתּ֥וֹךְ (mit·tō·wḵ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8432: A bisection, the centre

the assembly.
הַקָּהָֽל׃ (haq·qā·hāl)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6951: Assembly, convocation, congregation


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