Questions pertaining to Lot, the nephew of Abraham

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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 ...
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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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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?