As soon as he finished speaking these words, the ground under them split open.
The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households, including every human that belonged to Korah and all their possessions.
They along with all their possessions descended alive to their graves, and the earth closed over them. They perished in the middle of the assembly.
All the Israelites who were around them fled at their cry, for they said, "The earth may swallow us."
Then fire went out from the LORD and consumed the two hundred fifty men offering incense.