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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 territory 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 - Lot lifted up his eyes and saw all the [fn]valley of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywherethis was before the LORD destroyed Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah—like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt as you go to Zoar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:12 - Abram [fn]settled in the land of Canaan, while Lot [fn]settled 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 wicked [fn]exceedingly and sinners against the LORD.
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 arrayed 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 survived fled to the hill country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:11 - Then they took all the goods 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, for he was living in Sodom. H5467
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:17 - Then after his return from the [fn]defeat of 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 - The king of Sodom H5467 said to Abram, “Give the [fn]people to me and take the goods for yourself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:22 - Abram said to the king of Sodom, H5467 “I have [fn]sworn to the LORD [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 - And the LORD 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 the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:26 - So the LORD 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 - Now the two angels came to Sodom H5467 in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. H5467 When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and [fn]bowed down with his 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, both young and old, all the people [fn]from every quarter;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:24 - Then the LORD rained on Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD 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 ascended 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 unproductive, and no grass grows in it, like the overthrow of Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the LORD 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 the LORD 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 the LORD,
You rulers of Sodom; H5467
Give ear to the instruction of our God,
You people of Gomorrah.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:9 - [fn]The expression of their faces bears witness against them,
And they display their sin like Sodom; H5467
They do not even conceal it.
Woe to [fn]them!
For they have brought evil on themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:19 - And Babylon, the beauty of kingdoms, the glory 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 a horrible thing:
The committing of adultery and walking in falsehood;
And they strengthen the hands of evildoers,
So that no one has turned back from his wickedness.
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 the LORD, “no one will live there, nor will a son of man reside in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:40 - “As when God overthrew Sodom H5467
And Gomorrah with its neighbors,” declares the LORD,
“No man will live there,
Nor will any son of man reside in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:6 - For 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 were [fn]turned 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 [fn]daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:48 - “As I live,” declares the Lord GOD, “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 guilt of your sister Sodom: H5467 she and her daughters had arrogance, abundant food and careless ease, but she did not [fn]help the poor and needy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:53 - “Nevertheless, I will restore 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 from your lips in your day of pride,
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:11 - “I overthrew you, as God overthrew Sodom H5467 and Gomorrah,
And you were like a firebrand snatched from a blaze;
Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:9 - “Therefore, as I live,” declares the LORD 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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