Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them has been great before LORD. And LORD has sent us to destroy it.

New American Standard Bible

for we are about to destroy this place, because their outcry has become so great before the LORD that the LORD has sent us to destroy it."

King James Version

For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.

Holman Bible

for we are about to destroy this place because the outcry against its people is so great before the Lord, that the Lord has sent us to destroy it.”

International Standard Version

because we're going to destroy it. Their outcry has come to the attention of the LORD, so he sent us here to destroy it!"

American Standard Version

for we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxed great before Jehovah: and Jehovah hath sent us to destroy it.

Amplified

For we will spoil and destroy [Sodom]; for the outcry and shriek against its people has grown great before the Lord, and He has sent us to destroy it.

Bible in Basic English

For we are about to send destruction on this place, because a great outcry against them has come to the ears of the Lord; and the Lord has sent us to put an end to the town.

Darby Translation

For we are going to destroy this place, because the cry of them is great before Jehovah, and Jehovah has sent us to destroy it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For we will destroy this place because the cry of them is waxed great before the face of the LORD, and the LORD has sent us to destroy it.

Julia Smith Translation

For we destroy this place, for their cry was great at the face of Jehovah; and Jehovah will send us to destroy it.

King James 2000

For we will destroy this place, because the cry against them has become great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD has sent us to destroy it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For we are [about to] destroy this place, because their cry has become great before Yahweh. Yahweh sent us to destroy it."

Modern King James verseion

For we will destroy this place because great is the cry of them before the face of Jehovah. And Jehovah has sent us to destroy it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for we must destroy this place, because the cry of them is great before the LORD. Wherefore he hath sent us to destroy it."

NET Bible

because we are about to destroy it. The outcry against this place is so great before the Lord that he has sent us to destroy it."

New Heart English Bible

for we will destroy this place, because the outcry against them has grown great before the LORD that the LORD has sent us to destroy it."

The Emphasized Bible

For we are about to destroy this place, - for, great, is the outcry of them unto the face of Yahweh, so that Yahweh hath sent us to destroy it.

Webster

For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them has become great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.

World English Bible

for we will destroy this place, because the outcry against them has grown great before Yahweh that Yahweh has sent us to destroy it."

Youngs Literal Translation

for we are destroying this place, for their cry hath been great before the face of Jehovah, and Jehovah doth send us to destroy it.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For we
אנחנוּ 
'anachnuw 
we, ourselves, us
Usage: 118

will destroy
שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

because the cry of them
צעקה 
Tsa`aqah 
Usage: 21

גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

את 
'eth 
against, with, in, him, me, upon
Usage: 994

the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of the Lord

Usage: 0

and the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

us to destroy
שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

References

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Context Readings

Lot Leaves Sodom, And The Cities Are Destroyed

12 And the men said to Lot, Have thou here any besides? Son-in-law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whomever thou have in the city, bring them out of the place. 13 For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them has been great before LORD. And LORD has sent us to destroy it. 14 And Lot went out, and spoke to his sons-in-law, who married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place, for LORD will destroy the city. But he seemed to his sons-in-law as a man jesting.



Cross References

Genesis 18:20

And LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous,

Genesis 13:13

Now the men of Sodom were exceedingly wicked and sinners against LORD.

1 Chronicles 21:15-16

And God sent an agent to Jerusalem to destroy it. And as he was about to destroy, LORD beheld, and he relented of the evil, and said to the destroying agent, It is enough. Now halt thy hand. And the agent of LORD was standing by th

Psalm 11:5-6

LORD tries the righteous man, but his soul hates the wicked man and him who loves violence.

Isaiah 3:11

Woe to the wicked! [It is] ill [with him], for what his hands have done shall be done to him.

Isaiah 36:10

And have I now come up without LORD against this land to destroy it? LORD said to me, Go up against this land, and destroy it.

Isaiah 37:36

And the agent of LORD went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand. And when men arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.

Ezekiel 9:5-6

And to the others he said in my hearing, Go ye through the city after him, and smite. Let not your eye spare, nor have ye pity.

Matthew 13:41-42

The Son of man will send forth his agents, and they will gather out of his kingdom all the stumbling-blocks, and those doing lawlessness,

Matthew 13:49-50

So it will be at the end of the age. The heavenly agents will come forth, and separate the bad from among the righteous,

Acts 12:23

And immediately an agent of Lord struck him, because he did not give glory to God. And after becoming worm-eaten, he expired.

Romans 3:8-9

and not (as we are slandered, and as some affirm us to say) that we may do evil so that good things may come (whose condemnation is just)?

James 5:4

Behold the wage of the workmen who reaped your fields. The man who was defrauded by you cries out. And the outcries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of Lord of hosts.

Jude 1:7

As Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities around them, the same kind of way with these who indulged in fornication, and who went rear of queer flesh, are set forth an example, undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

Revelation 16:1-12

And I heard a great voice out of the temple, saying to the seven agents, Go ye and pour out the seven bowls of the wrath of God into the earth.

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