Why is Jerusalem spiritually called Sodom and Egypt?
Rev 11:8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.
- Anonymous6 months agoFavorite Answer
Wickedness and idolatry
Comparisons of Israel, Judah, or Jerusalem to that of Sodom (and Gomorrah) are frequent and direct in the Hebrew scriptures: Deuteronomy 29.23; Isaiah 1.9-10; 3.8-9; Jeremiah 23.14; Ezekiel 16.1-2,44-58; Amos 4.11; Lamentations 4.6.
And Deuteronomy 28 details the rewards and penalties of Israel's covenant with God. In the event of disobedience to the covenant; 28.27 and 28.60 compare a disobedient Israel as worthy of the same plagues that came on Egypt during the exodus. A similar instance occurs in Amos 4.10.
- ?Lv 76 months ago
thousands of years of transcribing and translating have changed the meaning of some passages to the point where they're no longer coherent, but, being a religious text, its dismissed as having a deeper mystical meaning.
- RalphLv 76 months ago
The fact of the matter: Sodom and Egypt are a picture of hell and we have to go through hell before we get to the promise land which is Jerusalem the mother of us all if we are a true believer of God holy word the bible only.Source(s): King James holy bible