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