Lot flees to Zoar
Lot escaped from Sodom and went to Zoar, but his wife looked back and became a pillar of salt.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Pillars of Salt
PILLARS OF SALT — odd-shaped natural rock-salt formations near the Dead Sea, in the area of Sodom and Gomorrah. In spite of the warning by the angels, Lot’s wife looked back at the wicked cities of the plain and was transformed into a pillar of salt (Gen. 19:26).Also see Lot.
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Lot’s Wife
Lot’s Wife—to whom in Jewish tradition the name ערית Edith is given—is recorded in Gn 19 to have been turned into a pillar of salt as a result of her looking back upon Sodom while escaping to the mountain. Her fate, as one failing to escape imminent and foretold destruction, is referred to in Lk 17:32,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
LOT’S WIFE [אֵשֶׁת־לֹטʾesheth-lot; γυνή Λώτ gynē Lōt]. Lot’s wife is first mentioned in Gen 19. Her origin is unknown, though she might have been from Sodom. The men of Sodom surround her home demanding Lot send out his guests. Lot offers their daughters to the crowd (Gen 19:4–9). The angels take
Key passages
Ge 19:20–26

Behold, this city is near enough to flee there, and it is a little one. Please, let me flee there. Is it not a little one? Then my life shall be saved.” And he said to him, “Behold, I will grant this favor as well; that I will not overthrow the city of which you have spoken. Escape there …

See also
Lk 17:32;
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