Sodom (Near East geography model)

Wicked City of the Old World

Sodom (Near East geography model)

One of the 5 CITIES OF THE PLAIN. The wickedness of the city became proverbial. The sin of sodomy was an offense against nature frequently connected with idolatrous practices. The word is used in a typical sense in Revelation 11:8. Sodom was probably located in plain South of the Dead Sea, now covered with water. The name is still preserved in Jebel Usdum (Mt. Sodom).

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