Korah
    Footnotes

    Korah

    (1) Son of Esau, and one of the dukes of Edom (Gen. 36:5).

    (2) A grandson of Esau (36:16).

    (3) Son of Hebron (1 Chr. 2:43).

    (4) Son of Izhar, grandson of Kohath, and great-grandson of Levi (Ex. 6:21, 24), the leader of the rebellion against Moses and Aaron (Num. 16; 26:9–11; Jude 1:11). His descendants, the Korahites, or Korathites, formed a guild of musicians (2 Chr. 20:19; titles of Ps. 42; 44–49; 84–85; 87–88), while others held the responsible post of doorkeeper (porter in KJV) of the temple (1 Chr. 9:17–19).