Korah

Korah kō´rə [key], in the Bible. 1 Levite leader, with Dathan and Abiram, of the unsuccessful revolt in the desert against the exclusive priesthood of the Aaronic family and against the leadership of Moses the rebels were consumed by fire and earthquake. 2 Levitical family, perhaps descended from 1, that had duties as doorkeepers and singers in the Temple.

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