Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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.

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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Easton

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Context Readings

Lot Leaves Sodom, And The Cities Are Destroyed

12 Then the men said to Lot, "Who [is] here with you? Bring out from the place [your] sons-in-law, and your sons and your daughters, and all who [are] with you in the city. 13 For we are [about to] destroy this place, because their cry has become great before Yahweh. Yahweh sent us to destroy it." 14 Then Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law [who were] taking his daughters and said, "Get up! Go out from this place, because Yahweh [is going] to destroy the city!" But {it seemed like a joke} in the eyes of his sons-in-law.



Cross References

Genesis 18:20

Then Yahweh said, "Because the outcry of Sodom and Gomorrah [is] great and because their sin [is] very {serious},

Genesis 13:13

Now the men of Sodom {were extremely wicked sinners against Yahweh}.

1 Chronicles 21:15-16

And God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it, and as [he was about] to destroy [it], Yahweh saw and was grieved on account of the calamity. Then he said to the angel, the destroyer, "[It is] enough; slacken your hand." And the angel of Yahweh was standing by the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Psalm 11:5-6

Yahweh tests [the] righteous, but [the] wicked and [the] lover of violence his soul hates.

Isaiah 3:11

Woe to the wicked! [It is] bad! For what is done [by] his hands will be done to him.

Isaiah 36:10

And now was it without Yahweh that I have come up against this land to destroy it? Yahweh said to me, "Go up against this land and destroy it!" '"

Isaiah 37:36

And the angel of Yahweh set out and struck one hundred and eighty-five thousand in the camp of the Assyrians. When they rose in the morning, look! All of them [were] dead corpses.

Ezekiel 9:5-6

And to the others he said in my hearing, "Go through the city behind him and kill! Your eyes shall not take pity, and you shall not have compassion.

Matthew 13:41-42

The Son of Man will send out his angels and they will gather out of his kingdom all the causes of sin and those who do lawless deeds,

Matthew 13:49-50

Thus it will be at the end of the age. The angels will go out and separate the evil from among the righteous

Acts 12:23

And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down {because} he did not give the glory to God. And he was eaten by worms [and] died.

Romans 3:8-9

And [why] not (as we are slandered, and as some affirm that we say), "Let us do evil, in order that good may come [of it]? Their condemnation is just!

James 5:4

Behold, the wages that were held back by you from the workers who reap your fields cry out, and the cries of the reapers have come to the ears of the Lord of hosts.

Jude 1:7

as Sodom and Gomorrah and the towns around them indulged in sexual immorality and {pursued unnatural desire} [in] the same way as these, are exhibited as an example [by] undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

Revelation 16:1-12

And I heard a loud voice from the temple saying to the seven angels, "Go and pour out on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath of God."

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