So each man took his censer,1 put fire and incense in it, and stood with Moses and Aaron at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.
When Korah had gathered all his followers in opposition to them2 at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, the glory of the LORD 3 appeared to the entire assembly.
The LORD said to Moses and Aaron,
"Separate yourselves4 from this assembly so I can put an end to them at once."522
But Moses and Aaron fell facedown6 and cried out, "O God, God of the spirits of all mankind,7 will you be angry with the entire assembly8 when only one man sins?"923
Then the LORD said to Moses,
"Say to the assembly, 'Move away from the tents of Korah, Dathan and Abiram.' "
Moses got up and went to Dathan and Abiram, and the elders of Israel10 followed him.
He warned the assembly, "Move back from the tents of these wicked men!11 Do not touch anything belonging to them, or you will be swept away12 because of all their sins.13"
So they moved away from the tents of Korah, Dathan and Abiram.14 Dathan and Abiram had come out and were standing with their wives, children15 and little ones at the entrances to their tents.1628
Then Moses said, "This is how you will know17 that the LORD has sent me18 to do all these things and that it was not my idea: