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Lexicon :: Strong's H5467 - sᵊḏōm

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to scorch
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Strong’s Definitions

סְדֹם Çᵉdôm, sed-ome'; from an unused root meaning to scorch; burnt (i.e. volcanic or bituminous) district; Sedom, a place near the Dead Sea:—Sodom.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's H5467 in the following manner: Sodom (39x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's H5467 in the following manner: Sodom (39x).
  1. Sodom = "burning"

    1. a Canaanite city, usually paired with Gomorrah, located in the area of the Dead Sea and the Jordan river; both cities destroyed by God in judgment

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סְדֹם Çᵉdôm, sed-ome'; from an unused root meaning to scorch; burnt (i.e. volcanic or bituminous) district; Sedom, a place near the Dead Sea:—Sodom.
STRONGS H5467: Abbreviations
סְדֹּם 39 proper name, of a location Sodom, important Canaanitish city named (usually) with Gomorrha (עֲמֹרָה, which see); — Greek Version of the LXX Ζόδομα (inflected Ζοδόμώ, Ζοδομοις): — ס׳ (on formation compare LagBN 54), Genesis 13:10, 12, 13 + 7 times Genesis 18, 19, + מְדֹ֫מָה (ה locative) Genesis 10:19; Genesis 18:22; Genesis 19:1 (all J), + 8 times Genesis 14; from 8th cent. onwards, used as illustrating י׳'s judgments, Amos 4:11; Isaiah 1:9; Isaiah 13:19; Deuteronomy 29:22; Jeremiah 49:18; Jeremiah 50:40; Zephaniah 2:9; Lamentations 4:6; as proverbial for open sin Isaiah 3:9; Jeremiah 23:14 so metaphor קְצִינֵי ס׳ Isaiah 1:10 (i.e. rulers as corrupt as in Sodom), גֶּמֶּן ס׳ Deuteronomy 32:32 (i.e. wickedness like Sodom's); Judah compare with ס׳ to her disadvantage Ezekiel 16:46, 48, 49, 53, 55, 56. Site probably at south end of Dead Sea, where are now Jebel Usdum (southwest), and Zoar (southeast) compare DiGenesis 19:20ff. RobBR ii. 187 ff. GASmGeogr. 505 ff. BlankenhornZPV xix (1896), 53 ff BdPal. 3, 146 BuhlGeogr. 117, 271, 274. See also שִׂדִּים.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:19; 13:10; 13:12; 13:13; 14; 18; 18:19; 18:22; 19:1; 19:20


29:22; 32:32


1:9; 1:10; 3:9; 13:19


23:14; 49:18; 50:40




16:46; 16:48; 16:49; 16:53; 16:55; 16:56





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5467 matches the Hebrew סְדֹם (sᵊḏōm),
which occurs 39 times in 38 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - The border of the Canaanite [fn]extended from Sidon as you go toward Gerar, as far as Gaza; as you go toward Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:10 - Then Lot lifted up his eyes and saw all the [fn]valley of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywherethis was before Yahweh destroyed Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah—like the garden of Yahweh, like the land of Egypt as you go to Zoar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:12 - Abram lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot lived in the cities of the [fn]valley and moved his tents as far as Sodom H5467.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:13 - Now the men of Sodom H5467 were evil and sinners, exceedingly so, against Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:2 - that they made war with Bera king of Sodom H5467, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar).
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:8 - And the king of Sodom H5467 and the king of Gomorrah and the king of Admah and the king of Zeboiim and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) came out; and they arranged themselves for battle against them in the valley of Siddim,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:10 - now the valley of Siddim was full of tar pits—and the kings of Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah fled, and they fell [fn]into them; but those who remained behind fled to the hill country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:11 - Then they took all the possessions of Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah and all their food supply and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:12 - They also took Lot, Abram’s nephew, and his possessions and departed; now he was living in Sodom H5467.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:17 -

Then after he came back from striking down Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him, the king of Sodom H5467 went out to meet him at the valley of Shaveh (that is, the King’s Valley).

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:21 - And the king of Sodom H5467 said to Abram, “Give the [fn]people to me, but take the possessions for yourself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:22 - Then Abram said to the king of Sodom H5467, “I have [fn]raised my hand to Yahweh [fn]God Most High, [fn]possessor of heaven and earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:16 -

Then the men rose up from there and looked down toward Sodom H5467; and Abraham was walking with them to send them off.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:20 - So Yahweh said, “The outcry of Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah is indeed great, and their sin is exceedingly grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:22 -

Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom H5467, while Abraham was still standing before Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:26 - So Yahweh said, “If I find in Sodom H5467 fifty righteous within the city, then I will [fn]spare the whole place on their account.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:1 -

Then the two angels came to Sodom H5467 in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom H5467. Lot saw them and rose to meet them and [fn]bowed down with his [fn]face to the ground.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:4 - Before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom H5467, surrounded the house, from young to old, all the people [fn]from every quarter;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:24 - And Yahweh rained on Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Yahweh out of heaven,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:28 - and he looked down toward Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the [fn]valley, and he saw, and behold, the smoke of the land went up like the smoke of a [fn]furnace.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:23 - ‘All its land is brimstone and salt, a burning waste, [fn]unsown and nothing sprouting, and no grass grows in it, like the overthrow of Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which Yahweh overthrew in His anger and in His wrath.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:32 -

“For their vine is from the vine of Sodom H5467,

And from the fields of Gomorrah;

Their grapes are grapes of poison,

Their clusters, bitter.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:9 -

Unless Yahweh of hosts

Had left us a few survivors,

We would be like Sodom H5467,

We would be like Gomorrah.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:10 -

Hear the word of Yahweh,

You rulers of Sodom H5467;

Give ear to the law of our God,

You people of Gomorrah.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:9 -

[fn]The expression of their faces answers against them,

And they declare their sin like Sodom H5467;

They do not even conceal it.

Woe to their soul!

For they have dealt out evil on themselves.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:19 -

And it will be that Babylon, the beauty of kingdoms, the [fn]honor of the Chaldeans’ pride,

Will be as when God overthrew Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:14 -

“Also among the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen an appalling thing:

The committing of adultery and walking in lying;

And they strengthen the hands of evildoers,

So that no one has turned back from his evil.

All of them have become to Me like Sodom H5467,

And her inhabitants like Gomorrah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:18 - “Like the overthrow of Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah with its neighbors,” says Yahweh, “no one will live there, nor will a son of man sojourn in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:40 -

“As when God overthrew Sodom H5467

And Gomorrah with its neighbors,” declares Yahweh,

“No man will live there,

Nor will any son of man sojourn in it.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:6 -


So the [fn]iniquity of the daughter of my people

Is greater than the [fn]sin of Sodom H5467,

Which was overthrown as in a moment,

And no hands [fn]whirled toward her.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:46 - “Now your older sister is Samaria, who lives [fn]north of you with her [fn]daughters; and your younger sister, who lives [fn]south of you, is Sodom H5467 with her daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:48 - “As I live,” declares Lord Yahweh, “Sodom H5467 your sister and her daughters have not done as you and your daughters have done.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:49 - “Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom H5467: she and her daughters had lofty pride, abundant food, and quiet ease, but she did not strengthen the hand of the afflicted and needy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:53 -

“Nevertheless, I will [fn]return their captivity, the captivity of Sodom H5467 and her daughters, the captivity of Samaria and her daughters, and [fn]along with them [fn]your own captivity,

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:55 - “Your sisters, Sodom H5467 with her daughters and Samaria with her daughters, [fn]will return to their former state, and you with your daughters will also return to your former state.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:56 - “As the name of your sister Sodom H5467 was not heard in your mouth in your day of lofty pride,
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:11 -

“I overthrew you as God overthrew Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah,

And you were like a firebrand [fn]delivered from a blaze;

Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:9 -

“Therefore, as I live,” declares Yahweh of hosts,

The God of Israel,

“Surely Moab will be like Sodom H5467

And the sons of Ammon like Gomorrah

A place possessed by nettles and salt pits,

And a perpetual desolation.

The remnant of My people will plunder them,

And the remainder of My nation will inherit them.”

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