Definition of Sodom

1. Noun. Any location known for vice and corruption.

Generic synonyms: Location



2. Noun. (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants.
Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Israel, Sion, State Of Israel, Yisrael, Zion

Definition of Sodom

1. Proper noun. a city in the Middle East destroyed in the Bible by the Hebrew God for the sins of its inhabitants. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sodom

1. a place notorious for vice and corruption [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sodom

Socotrans
Socrates
Socratic
Socratic irony
Socratic method
Socratically
Socratics
Socratism
Socratist
Socratists
Socred
Socreds
Sod's Law
Sod's law
Sodano
Sodom (current term)
Sodomite
Sodomites
Soemmerring's ganglion
Soemmerring's ligament
Soemmerring's muscle
Soemmerring's spot
Sofana
Sofi
Sofia
Sofia Scicolone
Sofian
Sofians
Sofis
Sofism

Literary usage of Sodom

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Theological and Literary Journal (1851)
"Here our author expressly avers that tho rulers of Sodom, and people of Gomorrah, denote the rulers and people of Jerusalem. Is it not obvious then, ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"... where of the wicked it is said— "their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of th« fields of Gomorrah." It is generally supposed that this passage alludes ..."

3. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"Next he compares it to the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah; • likewise also, ... Jerusalem was like Sodom, in that it was devoted to destruction, ..."

4. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, Sereno Edwards Dwight (1829)
"Next he compares it to the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah; " likewise also, ... Jerusalem was like Sodom, in that it was devoted to destruction, ..."

5. The Heroes and Crises of Early Hebrew History from the Creation to the Death by Charles Foster Kent (1908)
"(4) Unselfish service for others always brings its sure and rich reward. § IX. THE DESTRUCTION OF Sodom i. De- Then the men rose up from there and looked ..."

6. The Heroes and Crises of Early Hebrew History: From the Creation to the by Charles Foster Kent (1908)
"(4) Unselfish service for others always brings its sure and rich reward. § IX. THE DESTRUCTION OF Sodom 1. De- Then the men rose up from there and looked ..."

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