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World’s longest salt cave discovered in Israel (near pillar named “Lot’s wife”)
NY Post ^ | 3/28/19

Posted on 03/28/2019 6:45:44 PM PDT by Libloather

MOUNT SODOM, ISRAEL — Israeli researchers said Thursday they have surveyed what they now believe to be the world’s longest salt cave, a network of twisting passageways at the southern tip of the Dead Sea.

A recently completed survey of the Malham Cave determined the labyrinthine cavern stretches more than 6 miles in length. That puts it well ahead of Iran’s Namakdan Cave, previously thought to be the longest salt cave.

**SNIP**

The Malham Cave’s main outlet yawns not far from a salt pillar named “Lot’s wife,” after the biblical character who was petrified for looking back at the destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. On the mountainside above, Langford, Vlaykova and their colleagues have identified at least 19 openings where seasonal floods have percolated through Mount Sodom’s rock salt to form the cave.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
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Pretty kewl.
1 posted on 03/28/2019 6:45:44 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Bigger than the one at CNN Headquarters?


2 posted on 03/28/2019 6:51:00 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: Libloather
This quote comes to mind. `If God Doesn’t Punish America, He’ll Have to Apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah!' - Ruth Graham
3 posted on 03/28/2019 6:51:01 PM PDT by Maudeen (JESUS . . .The United States of America's ONLY Hope)
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To: Libloather

Mount Sodom? I think that was a movie with Heath Ledger.


4 posted on 03/28/2019 6:52:39 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder
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To: Libloather

Proving that if God tells you not to do a particular thing ‘tis best to heed his words.


5 posted on 03/28/2019 6:54:10 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: Libloather
Guess which one is the salt shaker?


6 posted on 03/28/2019 6:58:37 PM PDT by fidelis (Zonie and USAF Cold Warrior)
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To: Libloather

Yes we know G-d told Lot and his wife to leave Sodom and not look back, at all. Lot’s whife looked back. O.K. By why was her outcome to be a pillar of salt.

I have read long ago about why the pillar of salt in particular. Just wondering what other’s bible studies have made of that point.


7 posted on 03/28/2019 7:04:53 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: Libloather

Well ... the lady WAS kind’a frozen in time ... may as well .... um .... set down roots.


8 posted on 03/28/2019 7:07:12 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true, I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: fidelis

LOL!


9 posted on 03/28/2019 7:12:27 PM PDT by boycott
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To: Wuli

Lot asked his wife to provide salt for their guests. His wife went to neighbors to borrow salt as a way of letting others know they had illegal guests. So her punishment was to become salt after her husband arranged to save her.


10 posted on 03/28/2019 7:13:39 PM PDT by jjotto (Next week, BOOM!, for sure!)
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That’s one version.

The one I heard is that she was to remain, like salt, unchanged, as salt does not really break down much, it mixes in things but becomes part of them, not changing itself.

Lot’s wife could not accept the change that G-d demanded of her family - to leave Sodom and never look back. She’d liked their properous life in Sodom and hated to leave, hated to change; and as they journeyed she was “looking back”, not “changing”, just like a pillar of salt.


11 posted on 03/28/2019 7:23:19 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: Libloather

Sodom is on the north side of the Dead Sea.


12 posted on 03/28/2019 7:37:55 PM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Libloather

https://tallelhammam.com/


13 posted on 03/28/2019 7:39:46 PM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Mount Sodom? Can I take a pass on that?


14 posted on 03/28/2019 7:53:43 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Libloather

Don’t look back.


15 posted on 03/28/2019 8:05:55 PM PDT by Lisbon1940 (No full-term Governors (at the time of election!)
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[[O.K. By why was her outcome to be a pillar of salt.]]

Because a pillar of mayonnaise would have collapsed


16 posted on 03/28/2019 8:13:36 PM PDT by Bob434
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To: fidelis

:-)


17 posted on 03/28/2019 8:15:19 PM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: Wuli

Lot’s wife could not accept the change that G-d demanded of her family - to leave Sodom and never look back. She’d liked their properous life in Sodom and hated to leave,


The Bible says Lot went on with just his two daughters and himself. Like mother like daughters -— they both got their father drunk so he would “lay with them”. The resulting two sons were the forebears of Moab and Ammon.
Lot, early on, showed himself to be unworthy. First, he asked for (and got) the best parcel of land, then took a foolish wife, then moved to a City so sinful God determined to destroy it, then offered to let the wicked men of the city use his daughters for sex, then had to be nearly dragged out of the city, to keep from being destroyed, then allowed his two daughters to get him drunk, and have sex with him. What a guy!


18 posted on 03/28/2019 8:37:20 PM PDT by Flaming Conservative ((Pray without ceasing))
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To: Libloather

Did the Bible ever say whether the pillar of salt was above ground or below grade?


19 posted on 03/28/2019 8:42:07 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (In war, there can be no substitute for victory. --Douglas MacArthur)
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To: Libloather
The Malham Cave’s main outlet yawns not far from a salt pillar named “Lot’s wife,” after the biblical character who was petrified for looking back at the destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah.

False News!!


“But his wife, from behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt”
(Genesis 19:26)

20 posted on 03/28/2019 8:53:24 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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