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The [[Geographical Name|GN]] '''G<small>OMORRAH</small>''' refers to an ancient city south of the Dead Sea that, along with Sodom, was destroyed by God. It occurs in the [[ISAIAH|I<small>SAIAH</small>]] section of 2 Nephi with reference to the biblical city but does not refer to a separate Book of Mormon [[Geographical Name|GN]] or [[Personal Name|PN]].
 
The [[Geographical Name|GN]] '''G<small>OMORRAH</small>''' refers to an ancient city south of the Dead Sea that, along with Sodom, was destroyed by God. It occurs in the [[ISAIAH|I<small>SAIAH</small>]] section of 2 Nephi with reference to the biblical city but does not refer to a separate Book of Mormon [[Geographical Name|GN]] or [[Personal Name|PN]].
  
See [[CUMORAH|C<small>UMORAH</small>]].
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Hebrew ''ˁămōrâ'' “Flooded-place; Indentation”<ref>M. Mulder, “Sodom,” in D. Freedman, ed., ''ABD'', VI:99-100.</ref> > LXX Greek ''Gomorra'' (Genesis 14:2-11), thus indicating an original initial -''ģ''.
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See [[CUMORAH|C<small>UMORAH</small>]], [[SODOM|S<small>ODOM</small>]].
  
 
'''Variants'''
 
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'''Notes'''
 
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[[Category:Names]][[Category:Biblical GN]]
 
[[Category:Names]][[Category:Biblical GN]]
  

Latest revision as of 16:14, 30 January 2020

Biblical GN 1. Ancient city that was destroyed (2 Nephi 23:19 = Isaiah 13:19)

Etymology

The GN GOMORRAH refers to an ancient city south of the Dead Sea that, along with Sodom, was destroyed by God. It occurs in the ISAIAH section of 2 Nephi with reference to the biblical city but does not refer to a separate Book of Mormon GN or PN.

Hebrew ˁămōrâ “Flooded-place; Indentation”[1] > LXX Greek Gomorra (Genesis 14:2-11), thus indicating an original initial -ģ.

See CUMORAH, SODOM.

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐘𐐄𐐣𐐉𐐡𐐂 (ɡoʊmɒrɑː)

Notes


  1. M. Mulder, “Sodom,” in D. Freedman, ed., ABD, VI:99-100.
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