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Bible Names A-G: Dathan


Dathan in Easton's Bible Dictionary welled; belonging to a fountain, a son of Eliab, a Reubenite, who joined Korah (q.v.) in his conspiracy, and with his accomplices was swallowed up by an earthquake (Num. 16:1; 26:9; Deut. 11:6; Ps. 106:17).

Dathan in Fausset's Bible Dictionary (See AARON; ABIRAM; KORAH.) He and Abiram , sons of Reuben, conspired with Korah against Moses and Aaron (Numbers 16:1-26; Numbers 16:9-11; Deuteronomy 11:6; Psalm 106:17).

Dathan in Hitchcock's Bible Names laws or rites

Dathan in Naves Topical Bible A conspirator against Moses Nu 16:1-35; 26:9; De 11:6; Ps 106:17

Dathan in Smiths Bible Dictionary (belonging to a fountain) a Reubenite chieftain, son of Eliab, who joined the conspiracy of Korah the Levite. Nu 16:1; 26:9; De 11:6; Ps 106:17 (B.C. 1490-1452).

Dathan in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE da'-than (dathan, meaning and derivation unknown, though the name is found in Assyrian, in the records of Shalmaneser II): The son of Eliab the son of Pallu the son of Reuben (Nu 26:5 ff; Dt 11:6; Ps 106:17). He and his brother Abiram, with others, followed Korah the Levite in disputing the authority of Moses and Aaron in the wilderness (Nu 16-17; 26; Dt 11:6; Ps 106:17). Other followers of Korah perished by fire before the tent of meeting, but Dathan and Abiram were swallowed up by the earth, with their families and their goods, at their tents.

Dathan in Wikipedia (Hebrew: דתן‎) 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 Holy Bible's Book of Numbers relates that, "the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up, and their houses."...

Dathan Scripture - Deuteronomy 11:6 And what he did unto Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, the son of Reuben: how the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up, and their households, and their tents, and all the substance that [was] in their possession, in the midst of all Israel:

Dathan Scripture - Numbers 16:1 Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took [men]:

Dathan Scripture - Psalms 106:17 The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, and covered the company of Abiram.

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