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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Dathan

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(Heb. Dathan', דָּתָן, welled, q. d. Fontanus; Sept. Δαθάν ; Joseph. Δάθαμνος, Ant. 4:2, 2), a Reubenite chieftain, son of Eliab, who joined the conspiracy of Korah (q.v.) the Levite, and with his accomplices was swallowed up by an earthquake (Numbers 16:1; Numbers 26:9; Deuteronomy 11:6; Psalms 106:17; comp. Sirach 45:18). B.C. cir. 1618. (See EXODE).


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Dathan'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/d/dathan.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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