Admah (Ad´muh)

One of the five Cities of the Plain in the Valley of Siddim at the southern end of the Dead Sea (Gen 10:19; Gen 14:2). The city was destroyed, along with Sodom, Gomorrah, and Zeboiim; the fifth city, Zoar, was spared. Admah and Zeboiim became proverbial examples of God’s wrath (Deut 29:23; Hos 11:8). The exact site is unknown.

Gen 10:19

19And the territory of the Canaanites extended from Sidon, in the direction of Gerar, as far as Gaza, and in the direction of Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboii ... View more

Gen 14:2

2these kings made war with King Bera of Sodom, King Birsha of Gomorrah, King Shinab of Admah, King Shemeber of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar).

Deut 29:23

23all its soil burned out by sulfur and salt, nothing planted, nothing sprouting, unable to support any vegetation, like the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, ... View more

Hos 11:8

8How can I give you up, Ephraim?
How can I hand you over, O Israel?
How can I make you like Admah?
How can I treat you like Zeboiim?
My heart recoils within me; ... View more

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