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Admah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Admah
Admah (אַדְמָה‎, admah). One of the cities of the plain that was destroyed along with Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen 10:19; 14:2, 8; Deut 29:23; Hos 11:8). Abraham and Lot looked out upon Admah from the heights of Bethel.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Admah (Place)
ADMAH (PLACE) [Heb ʾadmâ (אַדְמָה)]. One of the “cities of the plain” associated by biblical tradition with Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen 14:2, 8). Admah is mentioned (along with Sodom, Gomorrah, and Zeboiim) among the points marking the Canaanite’s southern border (Gen 10:19). Shinab, King of Admah, was
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Admah
Admah. City associated with Sodom, Gomorrah, and Zeboiim (Gn 10:19; 14:2, 8) and thus probably destroyed in God’s judgment of Sodom and Gomorrah (Dt 29:23; not specifically mentioned in Gn 19:28, 29). A recent survey of the area east and south of the Dead Sea has revealed five Early Bronze Age cities
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Admah
Admah adʹmə [Heb. ’aḏmâ]. One of the Cities of the Valley (Gen. 10:19; 14:2, 8; Dt. 29:23; Hos. 11:8) upon which Abraham and Lot looked from the heights of Bethel. It was destroyed with Sodom and Gomorrah. The site is unknown; see Siddim, Valley Of.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Admah
ADMAH City associated with Sodom, Gomorrah, and Zeboiim (Gn 10:19; 14:2, 8) and thus probably destroyed in God’s judgment of Sodom and Gomorrah (Dt 29:23; not specifically mentioned in Gn 19:28–29). A recent survey of the area east and south of the Dead Sea has revealed five early Bronze Age cities that
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Admah
Admah (ad´muh), one of the five “cities of the Plain” in the Valley of Siddim at the southern end of the Dead Sea (Gen. 10:19; 14:2). The city was destroyed, along with Sodom, Gomorrah, and Zeboiim, while the fifth city, Zoar, was spared. Admah and Zeboiim became proverbial examples of God’s wrath (Deut.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Admah
ADMAH. One of the towns in the Dead Sea basin with Sodom and Gomorrah, conquered with them by the kings from the E, and then destroyed with them in divine judgment (Gen 10:19; 14:2, 8; Deut 29:23). The fate of Admah is presented as a warning against all Israel (Hos 11:8).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Admah
ADMAH. One of the Cities of the *Plain (Gn. 14:2, 8; Dt. 29:23), linked specially with *Zeboiim (Ho. 11:8). The association with Gaza (Gn. 10:19) suggests the correctness of the modern locating of the pentapolis as submerged beneath the S waters of the Dead Sea.J. A. Motyer.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Admah
Admah (Heb. ʾaḏmâ)A city of the plain, situated in the valley of Siddim at the southern end of the Dead Sea, mentioned in the description of the boundaries of the Canaanites (Gen. 10:19). Its king Shinab, at first allied with Chedorlaomer (Gen. 14:2), joined the kings of Sodom, Gomorrah, and Zeboiim
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Admah
Admah [ădˊmə] (Heb. ˒aḏmâ). One of the cities in the valley of Siddim mentioned at the description of the boundaries of the Canaanites (Gen. 10:19). Its king, Shinab, at first a vassal of Chedorlaomer (14:2), joined the kings of Sodom, Gomorrah, and Zeboiim in a revolt against their sovereign (v.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Admah
ADMAH A Canaanite border city in the Jordan Valley (Gen. 10:19), whose king, Shinab, was beaten by Chedorlaomer, King of Elam (Gen. 14:1–10). Together with Sodom and Gomorrah it was consumed by brimstone and salt (Deut. 29:23).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Admah
ADMAH One of the “cities of the plain” near the southern end of the Dead Sea (Gen 10:19); it was destroyed with Sodom. The ruler of Admah, Shinab, joined in an alliance with other local kings—notably of Sodom, Gomorrah, and Zeboiim—against the foreign kings of Shinar, Ellasar, Elam, and the Goiim. The
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