Definition of Gomorrha
1. Noun. (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.
Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Israel, Sion, State Of Israel, Yisrael, Zion
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gomorrha
Literary usage of Gomorrha
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Teachers' Handbook to Bible History: A Practical Commentary Upon the by A. Urban (1905)
"(a) " And the Lord said: The cry of Sodom and Gomorrha is multiplied, ... (c) " And the Lord rained upon Sodom and Gomorrha brimstone and fire from the Lord ..."
2. A Practical Commentary on Holy Scripture for the Use of Those who Teach by Friedrich Justus Knecht (1910)
"DESTRUCTION OF SODOM AND Gomorrha. [Gen. 19. ... As they journeyed along together, the Lord2 said to Abraham: "The cry of Sodom and Gomorrha is multiplied, ..."
3. The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments (1903)
"... It shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city. 38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, ..."
4. Expository notes, with practical observations, on the New Testament by William Burkitt (1832)
"... because it rendered them obnoxious to greater punishment than Sodom and Gomorrha were to suffer at the day of judgment ; and because committed against ..."