Korah (Kor´uh)

1 The chief of a clan of Edom (Gen 36:16; Gen 36:18). He is listed as both the son of Esau (Gen 36:5; Gen 36:14; 1Chr 1:35) and the grandson of Esau, son of Eliphaz (Gen 36:16). 2 A son of Hebron (1Chr 2:43), possibly a Judean geographical site or clan name (1Chr 12:6). 3 A Levite family of the clan of Kohath (Exod 6:21, Exod 6:24; 1Chr 6:22, Heb 6:7). The Korahites were one of the major guilds of Temple singers (2Chr 20:19), whose name appears in the superscriptions of (Ps 42; Ps 44-49; Ps 84-85; Ps 87-88). They were also Temple gatekeepers (1Chr 9:19; 1Chr 26:1; 1Chr 26:19) and bakers (1Chr 9:31). (Num 16) reports that the eponymous ancestor of the family, Korah, led a revolt against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness. (Num 26:9-11) states that Korah and his cohorts died when the earth swallowed Dothan and Abiram, but the sons of Korah survived.

Gen 36:16

16Korah, Gatam, and Amalek; these are the clans of Eliphaz in the land of Edom; they are the sons of Adah.

Gen 36:18

18These are the sons of Esau's wife Oholibamah: the clans Jeush, Jalam, and Korah; these are the clans born of Esau's wife Oholibamah, the daughter of Anah.

Gen 36:5

5and Oholibamah bore Jeush, Jalam, and Korah. These are the sons of Esau who were born to him in the land of Canaan.

Gen 36:14

14These were the sons of Esau's wife Oholibamah, daughter of Anah son of Zibeon: she bore to Esau Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.

1Chr 1:35

35The sons of Esau: Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jalam, and Korah.

Gen 36:16

16Korah, Gatam, and Amalek; these are the clans of Eliphaz in the land of Edom; they are the sons of Adah.

1Chr 2:43

43The sons of Hebron: Korah, Tappuah, Rekem, and Shema.

1Chr 12:6

6Elkanah, Isshiah, Azarel, Joezer, and Jashobeam, the Korahites;

Exod 6:21

21The sons of Izhar: Korah, Nepheg, and Zichri.

Exod 6:24

24The sons of Korah: Assir, Elkanah, and Abiasaph; these are the families of the Korahites.

1Chr 6:22

22The sons of Kohath: Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son,

Heb 6:7

7Ground that drinks up the rain falling on it repeatedly, and that produces a crop useful to those for whom it is cultivated, receives a blessing from God.

2Chr 20:19

19And the Levites, of the Kohathites and the Korahites, stood up to praise the Lord, the God of Israel, with a very loud voice.

Ps 42

(Psalms 42-72)
Longing for God and His Help in Distress
To the leader. A Maskil of the Korahites.
1As a deer longs for flowing streams,
so my soul longs ... View more

Ps 44-49

National Lament and Prayer for Help
To the leader. Of the Korahites. A Maskil.
1We have heard with our ears, O God,
our ancestors have told us,
what deeds you p ... View more

Ps 84-85

The Joy of Worship in the Temple
To the leader: according to The Gittith. Of the Korahites. A Psalm.
1How lovely is your dwelling place,
O Lord of hosts!2My sou ... View more

Ps 87-88

The Joy of Living in Zion
Of the Korahites. A Psalm. A Song.
1On the holy mount stands the city he founded;2the Lord loves the gates of Zion
more than all the d ... View more

1Chr 9:19

19Shallum son of Kore, son of Ebiasaph, son of Korah, and his kindred of his ancestral house, the Korahites, were in charge of the work of the service, guardian ... View more

1Chr 26:1

The Gatekeepers
1As for the divisions of the gatekeepers: of the Korahites, Meshelemiah son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph.

1Chr 26:19

19These were the divisions of the gatekeepers among the Korahites and the sons of Merari.

1Chr 9:31

31and Mattithiah, one of the Levites, the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, was in charge of making the flat cakes.

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

Num 26:9-11

9The descendants of Eliab: Nemuel, Dathan, and Abiram. These are the same Dathan and Abiram, chosen from the congregation, who rebelled against Moses and Aaron ... View more

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