Sodomites

Sodomites [N] [S]

those who imitated the licentious wickedness of Sodom ( Deuteronomy 23:17 ; 1 Kings 14:24 ; Romans 1:26 Romans 1:27 ). Asa destroyed them "out of the land" ( 1 Kings 15:12 ), as did also his son Jehoshaphat ( 22:46 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Sodomites". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Sodomites. [N] [E]

This word does not denote the inhabitants of Sodom; but it is employed in the Authorized Version of the Old Testament for those who practiced as a religious rite the abominable and unnatural vice from which the inhabitants of Sodom and Gomorrah have derived their lasting infamy.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Sodomites'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.