And the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up with their households, all Korah’s people and all their possessions.
The Talmud teaches that a person’s dignity is measured by his property.
Korach was so wealthy that merely the keys to his treasury required three hundred white mules to carry them. Additionally, all the keys and locks were made of leather which further shows the extent of his wealth.
The Talmud teaches us also, that Yosef buried three treasures in Egypt which were the proceeds from the sale of grain during the years of famine.
The location of one was revealed to Korah, one to Antoninus, son of Asveirus, emperor of Rome, and one remains hidden for the righteous in the future, in the messianic era.
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