Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him outside the city.

New American Standard Bible

But he hesitated. So the men seized his hand and the hand of his wife and the hands of his two daughters, for the compassion of the LORD was upon him; and they brought him out, and put him outside the city.

King James Version

And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.

Holman Bible

But he hesitated. Because of the Lord’s compassion for him, the men grabbed his hand, his wife’s hand, and the hands of his two daughters. Then they brought him out and left him outside the city.

International Standard Version

But Lot kept lingering in the city, so the men grabbed his hand and the hands of his wife and two daughters (because of the LORD's compassion for him!), brought them out of the city, and left them outside.

A Conservative Version

But he lingered. And the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters, LORD being merciful to him, and they brought him forth, and set him outside the city.

American Standard Version

But he lingered; and the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters, Jehovah being merciful unto him; and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.

Amplified

But while he lingered, the men seized him and his wife and his two daughters by the hand, for the Lord was merciful to him; and they brought him forth and set him outside the city and left him there.

Bible in Basic English

But while he was waiting, the men took him and his wife and his daughters by the hand, for the Lord had mercy on them, and put them outside the town.

Darby Translation

And as he lingered, the men laid hold on his hand, and on the hand of his wife, and on the hand of his two daughters, Jehovah being merciful to him; and they led him out, and set him without the city.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand and upon the hand of his wife and upon the hand of his two daughters, the LORD being merciful unto him; and they brought him forth and set him outside the city.

Julia Smith Translation

And he shall linger, and the men will hold fast upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; in Jehovah's having compassion upon him; and they shall bring him forth, and lead him without the city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [when] he lingered, the men seized him by his hand and his wife's hand, and his two daughters by hand, on account of the mercy of Yahweh upon him. And they brought him out and set him outside of the city.

Modern King James verseion

And he lingered, the angel laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters (Jehovah being merciful to him), and they brought him forth and set him outside the city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as he prolonged the time, the men caught both him, his wife and his two daughters by the hands; because the LORD was merciful unto him, and they brought him forth and set him without the city.

NET Bible

When Lot hesitated, the men grabbed his hand and the hands of his wife and two daughters because the Lord had compassion on them. They led them away and placed them outside the city.

New Heart English Bible

But he lingered; and the men grabbed his hand, his wife's hand, and his two daughters' hands, the LORD being merciful to him; and they took him out, and set him outside of the city.

The Emphasized Bible

And he lingered - so the men laid hold of his hand and of the hand of his wife and of the hand of his two daughters, in the tenderness of Yahweh towards him, - and they brought him out and led him forth outside the city.

Webster

And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters: the LORD being merciful to him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.

World English Bible

But he lingered; and the men grabbed his hand, his wife's hand, and his two daughters' hands, Yahweh being merciful to him; and they took him out, and set him outside of the city.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he lingereth, and the men lay hold on his hand, and on the hand of his wife, and on the hand of his two daughters, through the mercy of Jehovah unto him, and they bring him out, and cause him to rest without the city.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מההּ 
Mahahh 
Usage: 9

the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

and upon the hand
יד 
Yad 
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612
Usage: 1612

of his wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

of his two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

the Lord

Usage: 0

חמלה 
Chemlah 
Usage: 2

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

and set him
ינח 
Yanach 
Usage: 0

חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

References

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Context Readings

Lot Leaves Sodom, And The Cities Are Destroyed

15 And when the morning arose, then the angels rushed Lot, saying, Arise, take your wife, and your two daughters, who are here; lest you be consumed in the iniquity of the city. 16 And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him outside the city. 17 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth outside, that he said, Escape for your life; look not behind you, neither stay in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest you be consumed.



Cross References

Exodus 34:6

And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,

Numbers 14:18

The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

Deuteronomy 4:31

(For the LORD your God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore unto them.

Joshua 6:22

But Joshua had said unto the two men that had spied out the country, Go into the harlot's house, and bring out there the woman, and all that she has, as you swore unto her.

1 Chronicles 16:34

O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endures forever.

Psalm 34:12

What man is he that desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?

Psalm 86:5

For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and abundant in mercy unto all them that call upon you.

Psalm 86:15

But you, O Lord, are a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in mercy and truth.

Psalm 103:8-10

The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in mercy.

Psalm 103:13

Like as a father pities his children, so the LORD pities them that fear him.

Psalm 106:1

Praise you the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endures forever.

Psalm 106:8

Nevertheless he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.

Psalm 107:1

O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endures forever.

Psalm 111:4

He has made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.

Psalm 118:1

O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endures forever.

Psalm 119:60

I made haste, and delayed not to keep your commandments.

Psalm 136:1

O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endures forever.

Isaiah 63:9

In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bore them, and carried them all the days of old.

Lamentations 3:22

It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

Micah 7:18-19

Who is a God like unto you, who pardons iniquity, and passes by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retains not his anger forever, because he delights in mercy.

Luke 6:35-36

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Luke 18:13

And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.

John 6:44

No man can come to me, except the Father who has sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.

Romans 9:15-16

For he says to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

Romans 9:18

Therefore has he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardens.

2 Corinthians 1:3

Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort;

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,

Titus 3:5

Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit;

2 Peter 2:9

The Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

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