Lot's wife


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(Old Testament) when God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, Lot and his family were told to flee without looking back

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For lingering on the sordid stuff of earthly life, Lot's wife is turned into the one substance the Torah considers most pure and sacred.
The poet Anna Akhmatova loves Lot's wife as transfixed she turns to a pillar of "translucent salt"
See - with gorgeous detail - Abraham stopped from sacrificing Isaac… or Lot's wife turn into a pillar of salt.
Hannah simply told the story and allowed Zachary to find his way in it, rather than "tsk tsk-ing" at Lot's wife through direct comments or leading questions.
But Lot's wife, overcome with longing for her burning city, let it disintegrate her.
I wouldn't have been surprised to find Lot's wife lurking under the boiled egg.
Take for example her poem "What Lot's Wife Would Have Said (If She Wasn't a Pillar of Salt)," which appears in her recent book, "Ceremony for the Choking Ghost," on Write Bloody Publishing.
Think of Lot's wife, turning a deaf ear to the advice of the angel and being transformed from a pillar of the community into something once available as a block in the grocer's.
The angels fight back, blinding the men threatening Lot's house, and warn Lot that God is now going to destroy Sodom, They send Lot and his wife away, but Lot's wife, as we know, looks back at the fire, brimstone, and orgies and turns into a pillar of salt.
The fragments all lead back to the biblical tale of Lot's wife, turned to a pillar of salt when she looked at the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.
I saw a picture of Lot's wife turning to go back, she turned into a pillar of salt,'' he said.
You cannot write without looking behind you; like Lot's wife.
But Lot's wife looked back and she was turned into a pillar of salt.
The allegoric meaning of this brief story becomes even more evident when compared to the symbolism of Lot's wife, who turned into a pillar of salt (Gen.