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" Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. "
The Money Question Under the X-rays of Prophecy: Or, The Battle for Gold ... - Page 229
by H. W. Bowman - 1897 - 511 pages
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Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western ...

John Boswell - Social Science - 2009 - 442 pages
...ancient tradition. sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and the needy" (16:48-49, KJV). One must also bear in mind that such Old Testament writers were responding...
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One Nation Under Attack!: Understanding the Creation of the Nations

Michael E. Evans - Ethnology - 1991 - 260 pages
...hast done, thou and thy daughters. Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and...did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy." This has nothing to do with their skin color. As a matter of fact, we don't even know from scripture...
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Where Do You Stand?: Eight Moral Issues Confronting Today's Christians

Gregory C. Higgins - Christian ethics - 2014 - 119 pages
...inhospitality, according to Luke 10:10-13 and failure to care for the poor, according to Ezekiel 1 6:49-50: 'Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom,...did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.' To suggest that Sodom and Gomorrah is about homosexual sex is an analysis of about as much worth as...
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The Bible: Authorized King James Version

Robert Carroll, Robert P. Carroll, Stephen Prickett - Religion - 1998 - 1732 pages
...done, thou and thy daughters. 49 Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness 50 And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw...
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An Understanding of Judaism

John D. Rayner - Religion - 1997 - 234 pages
...was the iniquity of your sister Sodom; pride, fullness of bread, and prosperous ease was in her hand and in her daughters', neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy' (Ezek. 16:49). Taking their cue from that verse, the Rabbis, in Midrash after Midrash, describe how...
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Secret Sexualities: A Sourcebook of 17th and 18th Century Writing

Ian McCormick - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 262 pages
...of evil: and do thou Lord be merciful unto our sin for it is great. Behold this was the Iniquity of Sodom, Pride, Fullness of Bread, and abundance of Idleness, was in her and her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hands of the poor and needy: and have not these nations...
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Ever Since Adam and Eve: The Evolution of Human Sexuality

Malcolm Potts, Roger Short - Psychology - 1999 - 358 pages
...described by Ezekiel (16:49-50): 'Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters ... And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me.' In the Genesis account of the myth,...
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Queer Judgments: Homosexuality, Expression, and the Courts in Canada

Bruce MacDougall - Law - 2000 - 360 pages
...found in the Bible in Ezekiel 16:49: 'Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and...did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.' See Dynes, ed., Encyclopedia of Homosexuality, vol. 1, 'Aristocratic Vice, Homosexuality as/ 74. 109...
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The Political Culture of Judaism

Martin Sicker - Religion - 2001 - 158 pages
...stated, "Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and careless ease was in her and in her daughters; neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy" (Ezek. 16:49). Sodom was dysfunctional because in addition to its immorality, it failed in its responsibility...
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The Book of Jewish Wisdom: The Talmud of the Well-Considered Life

Jacob Neusner, Noam M. M. Neusner - Religion - 2001 - 324 pages
...sister has not done ... as you have done .... Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom . . . neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy, and they were haughty'" (Ezek. 16:48-50). Along these same lines, Scripture says, "[And Lot lifted up his eyes and behold,...
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