Gomorrah


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Gomorrah

or

Gomorrha

(both: gəmôr`ə, –mŏr`ə), in the Bible, city, destroyed with SodomSodom
or Sodoma
, in the Bible, the principal of the Cities of the Plain (the others being Gomorrah, Admah, Zeboiim, and Zoar, which was spared) destroyed by fire from heaven because of their wickedness.
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. Some have speculated that the ruins southeast of the Dead Sea at Numeira, discovered in 1973, may be those of the city.

Gomorrah

, Gomorrha
Old Testament one of two ancient cities near the Dead Sea, the other being Sodom, that were destroyed by God as a punishment for the wickedness of their inhabitants (Genesis 19:24)
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