or Korah. The riches of Karoon (Arabic proverb).
Korach, according to the commentators of the Koran, was the most
wealthy and most beautiful of all the Israelites. It is said that he
built a large palace, which he overlaid with gold, and that the doors
of his palace were solid gold (
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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