“Submersion, one of the five cities of the plain of Siddim (q.v.)” “which were destroyed by fire (Gen. 10:19; 13:10; 19:24, 28).” “These cities probably stood close together, and were near the” northern extremity of what is now the Dead Sea. This city is “always mentioned next after Sodom, both of which were types of” impiety and wickedness (Gen. 18:20; Rom. 9:29). Their “destruction is mentioned as an “ensample unto those that after” “should live ungodly” (2 Pet. 2:6; Jude 1:4-7). Their wickedness” “became proverbial (Deut. 32:32; Isa. 1:9, 10; Jer. 23:14). But” that wickedness may be exceeded (Matt. 10:15; Mark 6:11). (See DEAD SEA).

Definition of Gomorrah: “rebellious people”

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