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Bible Verse Dictionary

Zephaniah 2:9 - Gomorrah

Zephaniah 2:9 - Therefore as I live, saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, even the breeding of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual desolation: the residue of my people shall spoil them, and the remnant of my people shall possess them.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
Therefore H3651 כֵּן
as I H589 אֲנִי
live H2416 חַי
saith H5002 נְאֻם
the LORD H3068 יְהֹוָה
of hosts H6635 צָבָא
the God H430 אֱלֹהִים
of Israel H3478 יִשְׂרָאֵל
Surely H3588 כִּי
Moab H4124 מוֹאָב
shall be H1961 הָיָה
as Sodom H5467 סְדֹם
and the children H1121 בֵּן
of Ammon H5983 עַמּוֹן
as Gomorrah H6017 עֲמֹרָה
even the breeding H4476 מִמְשָׁק
of nettles H2738 חָרוּל
and saltpits H4417 מֶלַח
and a perpetual H5704 עַד
desolation H8077 שְׁמָמָה
the residue H7611 שְׁאֵרִית
of my people H5971 עַם
shall spoil H962 בָּזַז
them and the remnant H3499 יֶתֶר
of my people H5971 עַם
shall possess H5157 נָחַל


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.