valley, Cities of the

valley, Cities of the

The traditional title for the five cities of the Jordan Valley mentioned in (Gen 14:8; cf. Gen 13:12; Gen 19:29): Admah, Gomorrah, Sodom, Zeboiim, and Zoar (Bela).

Gen 14:8

8Then the king of Sodom, the king of Gomorrah, the king of Admah, the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) went out, and they joined battle in ... View more

Gen 13:12

12Abram settled in the land of Canaan, while Lot settled among the cities of the Plain and moved his tent as far as Sodom.

Gen 19:29

29So it was that, when God destroyed the cities of the Plain, God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the citi ... View more

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