in the Bible, locale of the battle of the kings, said to mean the valley of the Dead Sea.
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In the valley of Siddim were five - Adrah, Zeboin, Zoar, Sodom and Gomorrah.
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The plain of Jordan was located in the "vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea" (Genesis 14:3), described in Blake's Jerusalem (89:27) as the "Dead Sea by Sodom & Gomorrah[h]," cites which were flooded over (Gomorrah means submersion).