[b-hebrew] What Does "Sodom" Mean?

Dora Smith villandra at austin.rr.com
Tue Nov 25 18:35:57 EST 2008


On the other hand I could be wrong.  Hard to conceive of a value-neutral 
explanation that involves the meaning of the word sodom, but I think you 
done found it.

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, TX
tiggernut24 at yahoo.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "JP van de Giessen" <vdgiessen at solcon.nl>
To: <JimStinehart at aol.com>; <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2008 1:36 PM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] What Does "Sodom" Mean?


> On Tue, 25 Nov 2008 10:14:12 EST, JimStinehart wrote
>
>> The only
>> valley of grain-producing “fields”/sidim in Canaan was the
>> Jezreel Valley.  The Valley of “Fields”/Sidim is the Jezreel
>> Valley.  “Sodom”, which sounds so much like sidim/“fields”,
>>  is the “fields”/sidim city in the Jezreel Valley, namely Beth Shan.
>
> From archaeological evidence we know there was also production of grain in
> Jericho and Beida, south-east of the Dead Sea (7000-6000 BCE).
>
> JP van de Giessen
> Blog: http://bijbelaantekeningen.blogspot.com/
>
> 



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