Fire From the Lord

11 Now the people complained(A) about their hardships in the hearing of the Lord,(B) and when he heard them his anger was aroused.(C) Then fire from the Lord burned among them(D) and consumed(E) some of the outskirts of the camp. When the people cried out to Moses, he prayed(F) to the Lord(G) and the fire died down. So that place was called Taberah,[a](H) because fire from the Lord had burned among them.(I)

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 11:3 Taberah means burning.

10 The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them(A) along with Korah, whose followers died when the fire devoured the 250 men.(B) And they served as a warning sign.(C)

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If anyone tries to harm them, fire comes from their mouths and devours their enemies.(A) This is how anyone who wants to harm them must die.(B)

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