SODOM AND GOMORRAH


SODOM AND GOMORRAH
   Cities mentioned in Genesis 18 and 19 which were destroyed by GOD because of their SIN which involved sexual perversion and inhospitability.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Sodom and Gomorrah — UK [ˌsɒdəm ən ɡəˈmɒrə] US [ˌsɑdəm ən ɡəˈmɔrə] two cities in the Bible that were destroyed by God as punishment for the sexual behaviour of the people who lived there. People sometimes say that a place is like Sodom and Gomorrah as a way of saying …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sodom and Gomorrah — For other uses, see Sodom and Gomorrah (disambiguation). The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, John Martin, 1852. Sodom (Hebrew: סְדוֹם, Modern  …   Wikipedia

  • Sodom and Gomorrah — Legendary cities of ancient Palestine. According to the Old Testament book of Genesis, the notorious cities were destroyed by brimstone and fire because of their wickedness. The site of the cities is unknown but may have beeen in an area now… …   Universalium

  • Sodom and Gomorrah — Sod|om and Go|mor|rah [ ,sadəm ən gə mɔrə ] two cities in the Bible that were destroyed by God as punishment for the sexual behavior of the people who lived there. People sometimes say that a place is like Sodom and Gomorrah as a way of saying… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Sodom and Gomorrah — UK [ˌsɒdəm ən ɡəˈmɒrə] / US [ˌsɑdəm ən ɡəˈmɔrə] two cities in the Bible that were destroyed by God as punishment for the sexual behaviour of the people who lived there. People sometimes say that a place is like Sodom and Gomorrah as a way of… …   English dictionary

  • Sodom and Gomorrah — Sod|om and Go|mor|rah two ancient cities in the Middle East which, according to the Old Testament of the Bible, were destroyed by God as a punishment for the immoral sexual behaviour of their people. The cities names are sometimes used to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • SODOM AND GOMORRAH —    two ancient cities which, for their wickedness were, as the Bible relates, consumed with fire from heaven; they are supposed to have stood near the S. border of the Dead Sea, though they were not, as was at one time supposed, submerged in the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Sodom and Gomorrah — two cities that God destroyed because of their wickedness (Biblical) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sodom and Gomorrah (disambiguation) — Sodom and/or Gomorrah may refer to: *The Biblical Cities of the Plain , see Sodom and Gomorrah. * Sodom and Gomorrah , a translated title of Marcel Proust s Sodome et Gomorrhe . *A World War II bombing operation codenamed Gomorrah, see Bombing of …   Wikipedia

  • Sodom and Gomorrah (1963 film) — Infobox Film name = Sodom and Gomorrah caption = Video release director = Robert Aldrich producer = Joseph E. Levine Maurizio Lodi Fe Goffredo Lombardo writer = Giorgio Prosperi Hugo Butler starring = Stewart Granger Anouk Aimée Pier Angeli… …   Wikipedia


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