Gomorrah

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(Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitants

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Party conferences didn't so much alternate between Brighton and Blackpool as Sodom and Gomorrah. And few saw much wrong with it.
But from the Bible, we learned how God sent two angels to rescue Lot and his family before He rained fire to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah. These two cities had one thing in common: homosexuality.
The name Gomorrah comes from one of the two Canaanite cities of Sodom and Gomorrah whose destruction is recorded in the Bible...
The strongest and most convincing instance of exegesis is the book's dissection of the narrative surrounding Sodom and Gomorrah. Martin asserts that the sin of Sodom was not homosexuality but inhospitality, according to citations elsewhere within the Bible, including from the mouth of Jesus.
What was going on then was, wickedness and violence filled the earth in the days of Noah, and homosexuality was running rampant in Sodom and Gomorrah in the days of Lot.
The gal pals descend on a muddy field, which Miranda pithily describes as "Sodom and Gomorrah...
In an effort to do so, our discussion will temporarily veer towards the story of the infamous twin cities, Sodom and Gomorrah, with an eventual return to the anti-hybridization laws.
When Christianity was chosen as their religion, their leaders were called on to preach God's punishments for thecorruptive practices of Sodom and Gomorrah. These now do not fit in with their own version of Christianity so their congregations will be expected not to refer to such lawsin order to accommodate their modern bespoke religion.
"We adopt this Resolution before God that He pass us by in His Coming Wrath and not destroy our County as He did Sodom and Gomorrah and the neighboring cities," it concluded.
"Angels at the Gate" is a story of adventure and the power of love, a compelling saga based on historical research about the ancient biblical world of Abraham, Sodom and Gomorrah, and the woman who "became a pillar of salt."
recogLaing Art Gallery contributes one of its own famous works to the show: the apocalyptic painting The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah by John Martin, which apparently caused Victorian ladies to faint on first sight of its swirling, terrifying, red flames.
Just imagine the Sodom and Gomorrah scenes of debauchery if she'd gone for a Marks & Sparks' Dine In For Two meal deal, then.
When Madonna humped the stage in her wedding gown back in 1985, I recall she was the Devil incarnate, Sodom and Gomorrah in the flesh, and all who watched her performance should have been turned to pillars of salt.
And smiting Sodom and Gomorrah with fire and brimstone must have been terrible for global warming.
"Let's Protect the Majority!"; "We Do not Need Sodom and Gomorrah!"; "Democracy Does not Imply Immorality!; etc.