Dathan (Day´thuhn)

A Reubenite who, with his brother Abiram, rebelled against Moses, claiming he had led the exodus in order to rule over the Israelites (Num 16). The earth swallowed Dathan and Abiram alive (Deut 11:6).

Num 16

Revolt of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram
1Now Korah son of Izhar son of Kohath son of Levi, along with Dathan and Abiram sons of Eliab, and On son of Peleth—descenda ... View more

Deut 11:6

6and what he did to Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab son of Reuben, how in the midst of all Israel the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, along with ... View more

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