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brimstone

Sulfur, a greenish-yellow nonmetallic substance that is highly flammable. It is used in the modern manufacturing of matches and gunpowder. Sulfur is associated with divine punishment by fire (Gen 19:24; Rev 14:10).

Gen 19:24

24Then the Lord rained on Sodom and Gomorrah sulfur and fire from the Lord out of heaven;

Rev 14:10

10they will also drink the wine of God's wrath, poured unmixed into the cup of his anger, and they will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the presence of the ... View more

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