Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And he spake unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for the forty's sake.

New American Standard Bible

He spoke to Him yet again and said, “Suppose forty are found there?” And He said, “I will not do it on account of the forty.”

King James Version

And he spake unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake.

Holman Bible

Then he spoke to Him again, “Suppose 40 are found there?”

He answered, “I will not do it on account of 40.”

International Standard Version

Abraham continued to speak to him, asking, "What if 40 are found there?" The LORD replied, "I won't do it for the sake of those 40."

A Conservative Version

And he spoke to him yet again, and said, Perhaps there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for the forty's sake.

Amplified

Abraham spoke to Him yet again and said, “Suppose [only] forty are found there.” And He said, “I will not do it for the sake of the forty [who are righteous].”

Bible in Basic English

And again he said to him, By chance there may be forty there. And he said, I will not do it if there are forty.

Darby Translation

And he continued yet to speak with him, and said, Perhaps there may be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for the forty's sake.

Julia Smith Translation

And he added yet to speak to him, and he will say, If forty shall be found there? And he will say, I will not do for sake of forty.

King James 2000

And he spoke unto him yet again, and said, Suppose there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And {once again he spoke} to him and said, "What if forty are found there?" And he answered, "I will not do [it] on account of the forty."

Modern King James verseion

And he spoke to Him yet again, and said, Perhaps there shall be forty found there. And He said, I will not do it for forty's sake.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he spake unto him yet again, and said, "What if there be forty found there?" And he said, "I will not do it for forty's sake."

NET Bible

Abraham spoke to him again, "What if forty are found there?" He replied, "I will not do it for the sake of the forty."

New Heart English Bible

He spoke to him yet again, and said, "What if there are forty found there?" He said, "I will not do it for the forty's sake."

The Emphasized Bible

And he added, yet once more, to speak unto him, and said, Peradventure there may be found there - forty. And he said - I will not do it, for the sake of the forty.

Webster

And he spoke to him yet again, and said, Peradventure there will be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake.

World English Bible

He spoke to him yet again, and said, "What if there are forty found there?" He said, "I will not do it for the forty's sake."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he addeth again to speak unto Him and saith, 'Peradventure there are found there forty?' and He saith, 'I do it not, because of the forty.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

and said

Usage: 0

ארבּעים 
'arba`iym 
Usage: 136

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

I will not do

Usage: 0

ארבּעים 
'arba`iym 
Usage: 136

References

Context Readings

Abraham Intercedes For Sodom

28 peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, I will not destroy it, if I find there forty and five. 29 And he spake unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for the forty's sake. 30 And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak: peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it, if I find thirty there.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:18

with all prayer and supplication praying at all seasons in the Spirit, and watching thereunto in all perseverance and supplication for all the saints,

Hebrews 4:16

Let us therefore draw near with boldness unto the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and may find grace to help us in time of need.

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