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What happened in Gomorrah stayed in Gomorrah. That is until God got wind of it. Bill Maher, Religulous, 2008
Again, Lot was too drunk to notice, and he impregnated her too (Genesis 19:31-6). If this dysfunctional family was the best Sodom had to offer by way of morals, some might begin to feel a certain sympathy with God and his judicial brimstone. Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion p240
Did these evil cities actually exist? And if so, were they destroyed by fire and brimstone? Mysteries of the Bible s1e4: Cities of Evil: Sodom & Gomorrah, A&E 1994
Abraham actually negotiates with God in an effort to save any people in Sodom & Gomorrah who may not be wicked. ibid.
Possible sites: Bab edh-Dhra and Numeira ... Two cities which Science tells us came to a sudden catastrophic end. ibid.
New satellite technology is uncovering evidence of possible city sites at the bottom of the Dead Sea. ibid.
Why did God warn the family not to look back? What did the command have to do with God’s anger? ibid.
In 1999 archaeologists uncovered textile remnants dating from 3150 B.C. at Bab edh-Dhra, a possible site of Sodom & Gomorrah. The discovery marks the site area as the earliest centre of mass textile production in the Near East. ibid.
One of the most compelling tales of all the twenty-four books of the Old Testament concerns two ancient cities located by the Dead Sea: Sodom & Gomorrah. The Bible says they are so wicked that God destroys them dramatically, raining down fire and brimstone out of Heaven. Biblical Mysteries Explained s1e2: Sodom & Gomorrah, 2008
In 2008 an artefact from ancient Sumeria was translated for the first time. And it seems to provide startling correlation to the story of Sodom. ibid.
Could this ancient Sumerian disc provide the astronomical data that proves the Bible story of Sodom? ibid.
God decides to spare Lot if he can. God sends two angels disguised as men to visit Lot in Sodom and warn him of the impending destruction. ibid.
While they are fleeing, Lot’s wife breaks the one command of the angels – she looks back – and the Bible says she was turned into a pillar of salt. ibid.
The ruins of an ancient church built in the 7th century BCE. The tiles in the ruins directly label the church as the Sanctuary of Holy Lot. And archaeologists found one other fascinating detail: the cave seems to match the Bible’s description of Lot’s refuge. ibid.
Since the 1970s archaeologists have uncovered four different Bronze Age cities that eerily match the four cities the Bible says God destroyed with Sodom. And the city that corresponds most closely with the Biblical city of Sodom is Bab edh-Dhra, on the shore of the Dead Sea, fifty miles from Jerusalem. ibid.
The earliest burials date from approximately 3,000 BCE. The enormous number of tombs suggested an ancient Sodom-like catastrophe. And there is other tantalising evidence of fiery destruction. ibid.
June 29th 3123 BCE ... New evidence has recently emerged, and it’s not come from fire but ice. ibid.
An asteroid three-quarters of a mile wide would have created a debris plume and cloud of ash that would encircle the entire planet, blocking the sun for months and causing a massive world-wide climate collapse. ibid.
Of all the catastrophes of history one stands out: the Old Testament story of Sodom & Gomorrah. In a storm of fire and brimstone God destroyed whole cities to punish man’s wickedness. Could this terrible legend be based on a real apocalypse? Ancient Apocalypse: Sodom & Gomorrah, BBC 2014
The people of Sodom & Gomorrah may have unwittingly built their cities on perilously unstable shores. ibid.
According to one of the stories contained in the Book of Genesis angels were sent by God to destroy the cities of Sodom & Gomorrah because of the sins of their inhabitants. Ancient Aliens s1e4: Close Encounters, History 2010
Legendary cities destroyed by the hand of God. Sodom & Gomorrah ... and Jericho. Riddles of the Bible s2e5: Lost Cities, National Geographic 1997
The foundations of a town from the time of Abraham or even earlier – just where the Bible suggests Sodom was located. Like the cemetery, the town had been deserted suddenly. ibid.
Jericho was built on an earthquake fault line. ibid.
Dr Collins has come to the conclusion that archaeologists have been looking in the wrong place. Ancient X Files s2e4: Sodom & Gomorrah & Voynich Manuscript, National Geographic 2012
According to the Bible, Collins should be looking for a lush, green, well-watered plain. ibid.
A particular spot at the southern end of the River Jordan delta. ibid.
A chilling saga of the sin cities in the ancient world ... Might the story be based on a real-life disaster? The Universe s8e3: Heavenly Destruction, History 2014
A large iron asteroid could have flattened Sodom & Gomorrah and left a crater. ibid.
You know, God promised Abraham He would not destroy Sodom if he could find ten righteous men. I have a feeling for Germany it may come down to one. Valkyrie 2008 starring Tom Cruise & Kenneth Branagh & Bill Nighy & Terence Stamp & Tom Wilkinson & Carice van Houten & Kevin McNally & David Schofield & Christian Berkel & Jamie Parker & David Bamber & Bernard Hill et al, director Bryan Singer, Tresckow to Stauffenberg
Sodom & Gomorrah, the legendary cities of sin, destroyed by God in a hail of fire and brimstone. One of the most terrifying and apocalyptic chapters of the Bible. For many the so-called cities of the plain never existed; the story is mere fiction. Secrets of the Bible: The Search for Sodom, 2015
On the shores of the Dead Sea … excavations reveal a cluster of five sites that seem to match the Bible description of the five cities of the plain. ibid.
Western Syria 1974: A written record independent of the Bible confirmed the existence of Sodom & Gomorrah. One crucial question remains: where did they exist? In Search of s3e23 … Sodom & Gomorrah, History 1979
The story of two cities obliterated in a hail of fire by the wrath of God. I’ve come to Jordan in the Middle East, one of the most epic landscapes on Earth. Albert Linn, Bible’s Buried Secrets s1e2: Sodom & Gomorrah, National Geographic 2019
The Dead Sea: Why would anybody settle in the driest, saltiest place on Earth? … I’m basically looking for a bronze-age settlement. ibid.
The Jordan rift valley … Where there are fault-lines there are earthquakes … A super-blaze of explosions inflamed by a lethal fuel mix from underground … ibid.
And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered everywhere, before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other.
Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.
But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the Lord exceedingly. Genesis 13:10-13
And there went out the king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same is Zoar;) and they joined battle with them in the Vale of Siddim;
With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five.
And the Vale of Siddim was full of slimepits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and they that remained fled to the mountain.
And they took all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and went their way.
And they took Lot, Abram’s brother’s son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed. Genesis 14:8-12
And the Lord said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;
I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.
And the men turned their faces from thence, and went toward Sodom: but Abraham stood yet before the Lord.