And theygatheredthemselvestogetheragainstMoses and againstAaron, and saiduntothem, Ye take too muchupon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is amongthem: whereforethenlift ye up yourselvesabove the congregation of the LORD?
And he spakeuntoKorah and unto all his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORDwillshew who are his, and who is holy; and willcause him to comenearunto him: even him whom he hathchosenwill he cause to comenearunto him.
Seemeth it but a smallthingunto you, that the God of Israelhathseparated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to standbefore the congregation to ministeruntothem?
So they gat up from the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on everyside: and Dathan and Abiramcame out, and stood in the door of theirtents, and theirwives, and theirsons, and theirlittlechildren.
But if the LORDmake a new thing, and the earthopen her mouth, and swallowthem up, with all thatappertainuntothem, and they go downquickinto the pit; then ye shallunderstandthatthese men haveprovoked the LORD.
The censers of thesesinnersagainsttheir own souls, let themmakethembroadplates for a covering of the altar: for theyofferedthembefore the LORD, thereforethey are hallowed: and theyshall be a signunto the children of Israel.
To be a memorialunto the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron, comenear to offerincensebefore the LORD; that he be not as Korah, and as his company: as the LORDsaid to him by the hand of Moses.
And it came to pass, when the congregation was gatheredagainstMoses and againstAaron, thattheylookedtoward the tabernacle of the congregation: and, behold, the cloudcovered it, and the glory of the LORDappeared.
And MosessaiduntoAaron, Take a censer, and put firethereinfrom off the altar, and put on incense, and go quicklyunto the congregation, and make an atonement for them: for there is wrathgone out from the LORD; the plague is begun.