The Battle of the Vale of Siddim, also often called the War of Nine Kings or the Slaughter of Chedorlaomer, was an event in the Hebrew Bible book of Genesis 14:1-17 that occurred in the days of Abram and Lot. The Vale of Siddim was the battleground for the cities of the Jordan River plain revolting against Mesopotamian rule.Whether this event occurred in history has been disputed by scholars.

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  • The Battle of the Vale of Siddim, also often called the War of Nine Kings or the Slaughter of Chedorlaomer, was an event in the Hebrew Bible book of Genesis 14:1-17 that occurred in the days of Abram and Lot. The Vale of Siddim was the battleground for the cities of the Jordan River plain revolting against Mesopotamian rule.Whether this event occurred in history has been disputed by scholars. According to Ronald Hendel, "The current consensus is that there is little or no historical memory of pre-Israelite events in Genesis." (en)
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  • *Abram's 318 elite force
  • *Admah
  • *Bela
  • *Elam
  • *Ellasar
  • *Gomorrah
  • *Goyim
  • *Shinar
  • *Sodom
  • *Zeboiim
  • Five Cities of the Plain
  • Mesopotamian kingdoms
  • Non aligned:
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  • Cities of the Jordan plain freed from Mesopotamian control; Lot and captives rescued
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  • Abram Makes the Enemies Flee Who Hold His Nephew (en)
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  • Mesopotamian kingdoms *Elam *Shinar *Ellasar *Goyim (en)
  • Five Cities of the Plain *Sodom *Gomorrah *Admah *Zeboiim *Bela ---- Non aligned: *Abram's 318 elite force (en)
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  • Five Kings *King Bera *King Birsha *King Shinab *King Shemeber *King of Bela (en)
  • Four Kings *King Amraphel *King Arioch *King Chedorlaomer *King Tidal (en)
  • Four Kings *King Chedorlaomer *King Amraphel *King Arioch *King Tidal (en)
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  • Battle of Siddim (en)
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  • Early 2nd millennium BC (en)
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  • Vale of Siddim (en)
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  • Cities of the Jordan plain freed from Mesopotamian control; Lot and captives rescued (en)
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  • The Battle of the Vale of Siddim, also often called the War of Nine Kings or the Slaughter of Chedorlaomer, was an event in the Hebrew Bible book of Genesis 14:1-17 that occurred in the days of Abram and Lot. The Vale of Siddim was the battleground for the cities of the Jordan River plain revolting against Mesopotamian rule.Whether this event occurred in history has been disputed by scholars. (en)
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  • Battle of Siddim (en)
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