Datan

Synonyms:
Dathan, da-TAN, דָּתָן
Dathan (Wikipedia)
The Death of Korah, Dathan and Abiram, by Gustave Doré, 1865.

Dathan (Hebrew: דָּתָןDāṯān) was an Israelite mentioned in the Old Testament as a participant of the Exodus.

He was a son of Eliab, the son of Pallu, the son of Reuben. Together with his brother Abiram, the Levite Korah and others, he rebelled against Moses and Aaron. The Book of Numbers relates that "the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up, and their houses." (Book of Numbers 16:31)

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