Biblical People
Lot's Wife. A woman otherwise unidentified (Gen 19:15-17). In company with Lot and their 2 unmarried daughters, angels led her forth from the doomed city of Sodom. Apparently resenting the disruption of her comfortable life in Sodom, and wishing to return, she disobeyed the warning not to look back, and was turned into a "pillar of salt" (see v 26). This infraction of the lesser command implied unwillingness to co-operate with the greater command to flee. Christ cited her experience as a warning to those who live in the days immediately preceding the time of His return to earth (see Lk 17:32) -- Seventh-day Adventist Bible Dictionary.

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