Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, while Abraham was still standing before the Lord.
Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.
Therefore He said that He would destroy them,
Had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him,
To turn away His wrath from destroying them.
Should good be repaid with evil?
For they have dug a pit for me.
Remember how I stood before You
To speak good on their behalf,
So as to turn away Your wrath from them.
Now the Lord appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.
Then the men rose up from there, and looked down toward Sodom; and Abraham was walking with them to send them off.
Then the Lord said to me, “Even though Moses and Samuel were to stand before Me, My heart would not be with this people; send them away from My presence and let them go!
I searched for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, so that I would not destroy it; but I found no one.
But being full of the Holy Spirit, he gazed intently into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God;
First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,