Questions pertaining to Lot, the nephew of Abraham

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Lot's virgin daughters had husbands

Lot offered his virgin daughters to the men of the city so they would not sodomize the visiting angels - but they (the daughters) had husbands. Am I missing something?
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Lot and a Pillar of Salt

Are there more instances, in the Bible, of people turning into pillars of salt (Gen. 19:26) and does it have a specific meaning? 
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Why did Lot's wife look back?

Genesis 19:15-26 (ESV) 15 As morning dawned, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Up! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, lest you be swept away in the punishment of the ...
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Why was Lot “let off the hook” for offering his daughters to be raped?

Genesis 19:1-20 tells the famous story of Soddom and Gomorrah. In the story, the men of Sodom come to Lot's house, and demand that Lot release his visitors to be raped by the men of the town. Lot ...