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any location known for vice and corruption

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(Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants

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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.
Genesis 19:1-29: "The two angels arrived at Sodom in the evening and Lot was sitting in the gateway of the city.
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.
if this dysfunctional family was the best Sodom had to offer by the way of morals, some might begin to feel a certain sympathy with God and his judicial brimstone.
REVEALING SECRETS: Barry and Stuart FRANKIE BOYLE: He's added a second date at Middlesbrough Town Hall for his The Last days Of Sodom tour
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.
The permit lets the company search 4,892 dunams in the southern Negev, between Arad and Sodom, near Tahrorim junction.
Serious Sodom boasted its budgets, its laws For neither war no
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.
Allah mentioned in his holy book the story of Sodom people for us to avoid what they faced.
It's like Sodom and Gomorrah with a dartboard," Norris sniffs.
Just four chapters earlier, in Genesis 18, Abraham has his memorable dialogue with God, bargaining with Him to avert the destruction of Sodom.
3] Audience members who are familiar with the biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah will be familiar with the internal logic of the film.