Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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?

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 [to Yahweh] and said, "Will you also sweep away the righteous with the wicked? 24 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? 25 Far be it from you to do such a thing as this, to kill [the] righteous with [the] wicked, that the righteous would be as the wicked! Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do justice?"



Cross References

Isaiah 1:9

If Yahweh of hosts had not left us survivors, we would have been as few as Sodom, we would have become like Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 5:1

"Roam about through the streets of Jerusalem, and look please, and take note, and search at its public squares, if you can find a person [who] does justice, [who] seeks honesty, so that I may forgive it.

Genesis 18:32

And he said, "Please, let not my Lord be angry, and I will speak only once more. What if ten are found there?" And he answered, "I will not destroy [it] for the sake of the ten."

Matthew 7:13-14

"Enter through the narrow gate, because broad [is] the gate and spacious [is] the road that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it,

Acts 27:24

saying, 'Do not be afraid, Paul! It is necessary [for] you to stand before Caesar, and behold, God has graciously granted you all who are sailing with you.'

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