Parallel Verses

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.

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!"

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.

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.

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, Whom hast thou here besides? a son-in-law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and all whom thou hast in the city bring them out of the place. 13 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. 14 And Lot went out, and spoke to his sons-in-law, who had married his daughters, and said, Up, go out of this place, for Jehovah will destroy the city. But he was as if he jested, in the sight of his sons-in-law.



Cross References

Genesis 18:20

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

Genesis 13:13

And the people of Sodom were wicked, and great sinners before Jehovah.

1 Chronicles 21:15-16

And God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it; and as he was destroying, Jehovah beheld, and he repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed, It is enough; withdraw now thine hand. And the angel of Jehovah stood by the threshing-floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Psalm 11:5-6

Jehovah trieth the righteous one; but the wicked, and him that loveth violence, his soul hateth.

Isaiah 3:11

Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him, because the desert of his hands shall be rendered unto him.

Isaiah 36:10

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

Isaiah 37:36

And an angel of Jehovah went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand. And when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead bodies.

Ezekiel 9:5-6

And to the others he said in my hearing, Go after him through the city, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have pity.

Matthew 13:41-42

The Son of man shall send his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all offences, and those that practise lawlessness;

Matthew 13:49-50

Thus shall it be in the completion of the age: the angels shall go forth and sever the wicked from the midst of the just,

Acts 12:23

And immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he did not give the glory to God, and he expired, eaten of worms.

Romans 3:8-9

and not, according as we are injuriously charged, and according as some affirm that we say, Let us practise evil things, that good ones may come? whose judgment is just.

James 5:4

Behold, the wages of your labourers, who have harvested your fields, wrongfully kept back by you, cry, and the cries of those that have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.

Jude 1:7

as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities around them, committing greedily fornication, in like manner with them, and going after other flesh, lie there as an example, undergoing the judgment of eternal fire.

Revelation 16:1-12

And I heard a great voice out of the temple, saying to the seven angels, Go and pour out the seven bowls of the fury of God upon the earth.

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