And there came out a fire from the Lord
Flashes of lightning from the cloud in which he was:
and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered
not that it reduced them to ashes, but took away their lives, struck them dead at once, in like manner as Nadab and Abihu were, who though said to be devoured by the fire, yet their bodies remained, ( Leviticus 10:2 Leviticus 10:4 Leviticus 10:5 ) ; and is often the case of persons killed by lightning; though Josephus
F1 Antiq. l. 4. c. 3. sect. 4.