|cities of the Plain|
Sodom and its associated cities.
Literally, 'having moved his tents' (Radak, Sherashim). Others translate it, 'pitching his tents until Sodom,' or 'setting up his tents near Sodom.' See Genesis 10:19.
|were very wicked and...|
(Ralbag; Septuagint). Or, 'were very evil and sinful to God' (following cantellation). 'This was the sin of your sister Sodom: pride, lots of bread, and the careless ease that she and her sattelites had. She did not support the poor and those in need' (Ezekiel 16:49).