Dictionary.com

Lot's wife

Save This Word!

In the Book of Genesis, a disobedient woman whom God punished. God sent angels to destroy the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah for their wickedness, but chose to spare Lot and his family. The angels commanded them to flee without turning back to look at the destruction; Lot's wife did look back and was immediately changed into a pillar of salt.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Words nearby Lot's wife

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Example sentences from the Web for Lot's wife

Tired of Typos? Get Help Now!