Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Sodom, Sedom, a place near the Dead Sea

Hebrew: סְדֹם, sĕdōm (H5467)

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Here is Sodom in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word סְדֹם mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H5467

Hebrew Base Word: סְדֹם

Part of speech: Proper Name Location

Usage: Sodom

Literally: burning

Definition: Sedom, a place near the Dead Sea.

Detailed definition:

  1. A Canaanite city, usually paired with Gomorrah, located in the area of the Dead Sea and the Jordan river; both cities destroyed by God in judgment.

Derived terms: From an unused root meaning to scorch; burnt (i.e., volcanic or bituminous) district.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: sɛ̆ˈd̪om
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: sɛ̆ˈdo̞wm
  3. Transliteration: sĕdōm
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: seh-DOME
  5. Modern Pronunciation: seh-DOME

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