Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

There are perhaps fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not forgive the place for the sake of the fifty righteous that are therein?

New American Standard Bible

Suppose there are fifty righteous within the city; will You indeed sweep it away and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous who are in it?

King James Version

Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?

Holman Bible

What if there are 50 righteous people in the city? Will You really sweep it away instead of sparing the place for the sake of the 50 righteous people who are in it?

International Standard Version

Perhaps there are 50 righteous ones within the city. Will you actually destroy it and not forgive the place for the sake of the 50 righteous that are found there?

A Conservative Version

Perhaps there are fifty righteous men within the city. Will thou consume and not spare the place for the fifty righteous men that are in it?

American Standard Version

Peradventure there are fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou consume and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?

Amplified

Suppose there are fifty righteous [people] within the city; will You really sweep it away and not spare it for the sake of the fifty righteous who are in it?

Bible in Basic English

If by chance there are fifty upright men in the town, will you give the place to destruction and not have mercy on it because of the fifty upright men?

Julia Smith Translation

Perhaps there is fifty just in the midst of the city: wilt thou also destroy and not forgive the place for the sake of the fifty just which are within it?

King James 2000

Suppose there be fifty righteous within the city: will you also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are there?

Lexham Expanded Bible

If perhaps there are fifty righteous in the midst of the city, will you also sweep [them] away and not forgive the place on account of the fifty righteous in her midst?

Modern King James verseion

Perhaps there are fifty righteous within the city. Will You also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are in it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If there be fifty righteous within the city, wilt thou destroy it and not spare the place for the sake of fifty righteous that are therein?

NET Bible

What if there are fifty godly people in the city? Will you really wipe it out and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty godly people who are in it?

New Heart English Bible

What if there are fifty righteous within the city? Will you consume and not spare the place for the fifty righteous who are in it?

The Emphasized Bible

Peradventure there are fifty righteous, in the midst of the city, Wilt thou really sweep away, and not spare the place, for the sake of the fifty righteous which are therein?

Webster

Peradventure there are fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are in it?

World English Bible

What if there are fifty righteous within the city? Will you consume and not spare the place for the fifty righteous who are in it?

Youngs Literal Translation

peradventure there are fifty righteous in the midst of the city; dost Thou also consume, and not bear with the place for the sake of the fifty -- the righteous who are in its midst?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206
Usage: 206

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

ספה 
Caphah 
Usage: 20

and not spare
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

for
מען 
Ma`an 
that, for, to, to the end, because of, lest, to the intent
Usage: 271

the fifty
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Abraham Intercedes For Sodom

23 And Abraham drew near, and said, Wilt thou also cause the righteous to perish with the wicked? 24 There are perhaps fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not forgive the place for the sake of the fifty righteous that are therein? 25 Far be it from thee to do so, to slay the righteous with the wicked, that the righteous should be as the wicked far be it from thee! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?



Cross References

Isaiah 1:9

Unless Jehovah of hosts had left us a very small residue, we should have been as Sodom, we should have been like unto Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 5:1

Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broadways thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that doeth justice, that seeketh fidelity; and I will pardon it.

Genesis 18:32

And he said, Oh, let not the Lord be angry, that I speak yet but this time! Perhaps there may be ten found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for the ten's sake.

Matthew 7:13-14

Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide the gate and broad the way that leads to destruction, and many are they who enter in through it.

Acts 27:24

saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has granted to thee all those that sail with thee.

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