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Lexicon :: Strong's H6017 - ʿămōrâ

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

עֲמֹרָה ʻĂmôrâh, am-o-raw'; from H6014; a (ruined) heap; Amorah, a place in Palestine:—Gomorrah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H6017 in the following manner: Gomorrah (19x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H6017 in the following manner: Gomorrah (19x).
  1. Gomorrah = "submersion"

    1. the twin-city in evil with Sodom, both destroyed in judgment by God with fire from heaven

      1. of iniquity (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֲמֹרָה ʻĂmôrâh, am-o-raw'; from H6014; a (ruined) heap; Amorah, a place in Palestine:—Gomorrah.
STRONGS H6017: Abbreviations
עֲמֹרָה 19 proper name, of a location Gomorrah, Γομορρα (Γ = bdb077106; √ II. עמר according to LagBN 54); — always with H5467 סְדֹם which see; Genesis 10:19 + 8 times Genesis; in simile Amos 4:11; Isaiah 1:9; Isaiah 13:19; Deuteronomy 29:22; Jeremiah 49:18; Jeremiah 50:40; Zephaniah 2:9, compare Deuteronomy 32:32; figurative of iniquity Isaiah 1:10; Jeremiah 23:14.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




29:22; 32:32


1:9; 1:10; 13:19


23:14; 49:18; 50:40






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Strong's Number H6017 matches the Hebrew עֲמֹרָה (ʿămōrâ),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - The territory of the Canaanite [fn]extended from Sidon [fn]going toward Gerar, as far as Gaza; and [fn]going toward Sodom and Gomorrah H6017, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:10 - Lot raised his eyes and saw all the [fn]vicinity of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywherethis was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah H6017—like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt [fn]going toward Zoar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:2 - that they made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah H6017, 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 and the king of Gomorrah H6017, the king of Admah and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) came out; and they lined up 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 and Gomorrah H6017 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 possessions of Sodom and Gomorrah H6017 and all their food supply, and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:20 - And the LORD said, “The outcry of Sodom and Gomorrah H6017 is indeed great, and their sin is exceedingly grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:24 - Then the LORD rained brimstone and fire on Sodom and Gomorrah H6017 from the LORD out of heaven,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:28 - and he looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah H6017, and toward all the land of the surrounding area; and [fn]behold, he saw 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, burned debris, [fn]unsown and unproductive, and no grass grows on it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah H6017, 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,

And from the fields of Gomorrah H6017;

Their grapes are grapes of poison,

Their clusters, bitter.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:9 -

If the LORD of armies

Had not left us a few survivors,

We would be like Sodom,

We would be like Gomorrah H6017.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:10 -

Hear the word of the LORD,

You rulers of Sodom;

Listen to the instruction of our God,

You people of Gomorrah H6017!

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:19 -

And Babylon, the beauty of kingdoms, the glory of the Chaldeans’ pride,

Will be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah H6017.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:14 -

“Also among the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen a horrible thing:

The committing of adultery and walking in deceit;

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,

And her inhabitants like Gomorrah H6017.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:18 - “Like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah H6017 with its neighbors,” says the LORD, “no one will live there, nor will [fn]anyone of mankind reside in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:40 -

“As when God overthrew Sodom

And Gomorrah H6017 with its neighbors,” declares the LORD,

“No one will live there,

Nor will [fn]anyone of mankind reside in it.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:11 -

“I overthrew you, as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah H6017,

And you were like a log snatched from a fire;

Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:9 -

“Therefore, as I live,” declares the LORD of armies,

The God of Israel,

“Moab will assuredly be like Sodom,

And the sons of Ammon like Gomorrah H6017

Ground overgrown with weeds and full of salt mines,

And a permanent desolation.

The remnant of My people will plunder them,

And the remainder of My nation will inherit them.”

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