Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 unto Lot, Have you here any besides? son-in- law, and your sons, and your daughters, and whatsoever you have in the city, bring them out of this place: 13 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. 14 And Lot went out, and spoke unto his sons-in-law, who married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons-in-law.



Cross References

Genesis 18:20

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

Genesis 13:13

But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.

1 Chronicles 21:15-16

And God sent an angel unto Jerusalem to destroy it: and as he was destroying, the LORD beheld, and he relented of the disaster, and said to the angel that destroyed, It is enough, restrain now your hand. And the angel of the LORD stood by the threshingfloor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Psalm 11:5-6

The LORD tests the righteous: but the wicked and him that loves violence his soul hates.

Isaiah 3:11

Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him: for the reward of his hands shall be done to him.

Isaiah 36:10

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

Isaiah 37:36

Then the angel of the LORD went forth, and struck in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and fourscore and five thousand: and when they arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead corpses.

Ezekiel 9:5-6

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

Matthew 13:41-42

The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity;

Matthew 13:49-50

So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just,

Acts 12:23

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and died.

Romans 3:8-9

And not rather, (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose condemnation is just.

James 5:4

Behold, the hire of the laborers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, cries: and the cries of them who have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of hosts.

Jude 1:7

Even as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after unnatural lust, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

Revelation 16:1-12

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

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