(3) The account of the destruction of Sodom, in 187 lines.
It was in this district that the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah were situated.
In the subsequent history of Lot and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Abram appears prominently in a fine passage where he intercedes with Yahweh on behalf of Sodom, and is promised that if ten righteous men can be found therein the city shall be preserved (xviii.
SODOM AND GOMORRAH, in biblical geography, two of five cities (the others named Admah, Zeboiim and Bela or Zoar) which were together known as the "cities of the Kikkar" (circle), somewhere in the neighbourhood of the Dead Sea.
The most striking coincidence is Jebel Usdum, by some equated with confidence to Sodom.
The large purplish Mecca or Bussorah galls, 14 produced on a species of oak by Cynips insana, Westw., have been regarded by many writers as the Dead Sea fruit, mad-apples (mala insana), or apples of Sodom (poma sodomitica), alluded to by Josephus and others, which, however, are stated by E.
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(the visit of the three angels to Abraham, and the judgment on Sodom and Gomorrah), xxiv.
The city that rejects them shall have a less lenient judgment than Sodom; Tyre and Sidon shall be better off than cities like Chorazin and Bethsaida which have seen His miracles; Capernaum, favoured above all, shall sink to the deepest depth.
They threatened, more than once, to march upon and destroy Stockholm, because the Reformers had made of it " a spiritual Sodom."
I-15), now combined with the story of Lot and the overthrow of Sodom.
The overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah is described in Genesis (xviii.
- The earliest references to the sea or its basin are in the patriarchal narratives of Lot and Abraham, the most striking being the destruction of the neighbouring cities of Sodom and Gomorrah.
The judgment on Sodom and Gomorrah (which of course they believed to be under the waters of the lake, in accordance with the absurd theory first found in Josephus and still often repeated) blinded these good pilgrims to the ever-fresh beauty of this most lovely lake, whose blue and sparkling waters lie deep between rocks and precipices of unsurpassable grandeur.
Lot went to Sodom to become the paternal ancestor of the Ammonites and Edomites.
The bottom line is that the biblical tale of Sodom and Gomorrah is a mythical story based on the usual archetype of celestial catastrophism.
The LORD sent a rain of burning sulfur down from the sky on Sodom and Gomorrah and destroyed those cities.
iii.), and if this explains part of the story, the physical configuration of the Dead Sea may have led to the legend of the destruction of inhospitable and vicious cities (see Sodom And Gomorrah) .
An extremely fine passage then describes the patriarch's intercession for Sodom and Gomorrah, and the narrative passes on to the catastrophe which explains the Dead Sea and its desert region and has parallels elsewhere (e.g.
23-33) which uses the legend of Sodom and Gomorrah as a vehicle for the statement of a familiar problem (cf.
It is said that Guy is good friends with Ken and Ryu, and is credited with defeating both Rolento and Sodom.
Known as Katana in Japan, Sodom is a caucasian male obsessed with Japanese culture, though his knowledge of the language and other details is largely inaccurate and incomplete.
It is said that Rolento is Sodom's blood brother.
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