4369 sulphur
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A yellow, crystalline substance, also known as brimstone, which ignites and burns readily. It is invariably associated with divine punishment in Scripture.

Burning sulphur causes desolation

Deuteronomy 29:23 See also Job 18:12-17

Divine punishment by means of burning sulphur

Psalm 11:5-6 See also Isaiah 30:31-33; Isaiah 34:8-10; Ezekiel 38:21-23; Revelation 9:13-19; Revelation 14:9-11

Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed by burning sulphur

Genesis 19:24-25 See also Luke 17:28-29

The lake of burning sulphur

Revelation 21:8 See also Revelation 19:19-21; Revelation 20:7-10

See also

4275  Sodom and Gomorrah
4306  minerals
4826  fire
5482  punishment
9511  hell, place of punishment

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