Korah

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Korah

(kō`rə), in the Bible. 1 Levite leader, with Dathan and Abiram, of the unsuccessful revolt in the desert against the exclusive priesthood of the Aaronic family and against the leadership of Moses; the rebels were consumed by fire and earthquake. 2 Levitical family, perhaps descended from (1,) that had duties as doorkeepers and singers in the Temple.

Korah

rose up against Moses; slain by Jehovah. [O.T.: Numbers 16:1–3]