Parallel Verses

Amplified

And the Lord said, If I find in the city of Sodom fifty righteous (upright and in right standing with God), I will spare the whole place for their sake.

New American Standard Bible

So the LORD said, "If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare the whole place on their account."

King James Version

And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.

Holman Bible

The Lord said, “If I find 50 righteous people in the city of Sodom, I will spare the whole place for their sake.”

International Standard Version

The LORD said, "If I find 50 righteous people within Sodom, I'll forgive the whole place for their sake."

A Conservative Version

And LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous men within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sake.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sake.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said, If there are fifty upright men in the town, I will have mercy on it because of them.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah said, If I find at Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will forgive all the place for their sakes.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will say, If I shall find in Sodom fifty just, in the midst of the city, I forgive all the place for their sakes.

King James 2000

And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh said, "If I find fifty righteous in Sodom, in the midst of the city, then I will forgive the whole place for their sake."

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD said, "If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, I will spare all the place for their sakes."

NET Bible

So the Lord replied, "If I find in the city of Sodom fifty godly people, I will spare the whole place for their sake."

New Heart English Bible

The LORD said, "If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sake."

The Emphasized Bible

And Yahweh said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous in the midst of the city, then will I spare all the place for their sake.

Webster

And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.

World English Bible

Yahweh said, "If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sake."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah saith, 'If I find in Sodom fifty righteous in the midst of the city, then have I borne with all the place for their sake.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

If I find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

in Sodom
סדם 
C@dom 
Usage: 39

חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

then I will spare
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

all the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Abraham Intercedes For Sodom

25 Far be it from You to do such a thing -- "to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous fare as do the wicked! Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth execute judgment and do righteously? 26 And the Lord said, If I find in the city of Sodom fifty righteous (upright and in right standing with God), I will spare the whole place for their sake. 27 Abraham answered, Behold now, I who am but dust and ashes have taken upon myself to speak to the Lord.



Cross References

Jeremiah 5:1

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now and take notice! Seek in her broad squares to see if you can find a man [as Abraham sought in Sodom], one who does justice, who seeks truth, sincerity, and faithfulness; and I will pardon [Jerusalem -- "for one uncompromisingly righteous person].

Isaiah 65:8

Thus says the Lord: As the juice [of the grape] is found in the cluster, and one says, Do not destroy it, for there is a blessing in it, so will I do for My servants' sake, that I may not destroy them all.

Ezekiel 22:30

And I sought a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none.

Isaiah 6:13

And though a tenth [of the people] remain in the land, it will be for their destruction [eaten up and burned] like a terebinth tree or like an oak whose stump and substance remain when they are felled or have cast their leaves. The holy seed [the elect remnant] is the stump and substance [of Israel].

Isaiah 10:22

For though your population, O Israel, be as the sand of the sea, only a remnant of it will return [and survive]. The [fully completed] destruction is decreed (decided upon and brought to an issue); it overflows with justice and righteousness [the infliction of just punishment].

Isaiah 19:24

In that day Israel shall be the third, with Egypt and with Assyria [in a Messianic league], a blessing in the midst of the earth,

Matthew 24:22

And if those days had not been shortened, no human being would endure and survive, but for the sake of the elect (God's chosen ones) those days will be shortened.

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