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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Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed not because the people there were homosexuals.
Then the Lord rained brimstone and fire on Sodom and Gomorrah, from the Lord out of the heavens.
Genesis provides us with a topographical description of Sodom and Gomorrah, as seen through the eyes of Lot: And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain [kikar] of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywhere [kulo mashke], before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt, as thou goest unto Zoar)Gen.
Was the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah recorded in Genesis 19:24-28 accompanied by an earthquake?
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.
I am using the New International version: "Then the Lord said: 'The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great and their sin so grievous that I will go down and see if what they have done is as had as the outcry that has reached me.
Here biblical scholars apply the same ideas and tools that have been used elsewhere in the Hebrew Bible to the story of Sodom and Gomorrah in Genesis 18 and 19.
The article begins by providing context that illustrates the place-based and diffuse nature of an ongoing culture war between civil rights and religious freedom, further exposing the painful irony inherent in using misinterpretations of the Sodom and Gomorrah parable to reinforce inhospitality.
It should not be of the same sex so as to adulterate the altar of matrimony, like in the days of Sodom and Gomorrah of Old," he said.
A FEMINIST walk-out, warnings about Sodom and Gomorrah, and what constitutes being fully clothed all featured in a highly-charged council meeting yesterday.
By evoking the Biblical destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, conquistadors hoped to justify their paths of destruction in the Americas, which they fashioned in their texts as a New World Sodom.
If you want to quote the Bible read The Book of Leviticus to know how you should live, also find in the Bible the story of Sodom and Gomorrah in Genesis Chapters 18 and 19 and what happened there.
Cities throughout the world have been holding gay pride parades for some time to celebrate the lifestyle of Sodom and Gomorrah.