Parts of Speech

n pr loc

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root meaning to scorch, Greek 4670 sodoma

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1465

KJV Translation Count — 39x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Sodom (39)

Outline of Biblical Usage

odom = "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

Cdom, sed-ome'; from an unused root meaning to scorch; burnt (i.e. volcanic or bituminous) district; Sedom, a place near the Dead Sea: — Sodom.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest, unto H5467, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.


And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed H5467 and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.


Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward H5467.


But the men of H5467 were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.


That these made war with Bera king of H5467, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar.


And there went out the king of H5467, 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;


And the vale of Siddim was full of slimepits; and the kings of H5467 and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and they that remained fled to the mountain.


And they took all the goods of H5467 and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and went their way.


And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt in H5467, and his goods, and departed.


And the king of H5467 went out to meet him after his return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him, at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's dale.