Parallel Verses

Amplified

Then the Lord rained down brimstone (flaming sulfur) and fire on Sodom and on Gomorrah from the Lord out of heaven,

New American Standard Bible

Then the Lord rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven,

King James Version

Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven;

Holman Bible

Then out of the sky the Lord rained burning sulfur on Sodom and Gomorrah from the Lord.

International Standard Version

Then the LORD rained sulfur and fire out of the sky from the LORD on Sodom and Gomorrah,

A Conservative Version

Then LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from LORD out of heaven.

American Standard Version

Then Jehovah rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Jehovah out of heaven;

Bible in Basic English

Then the Lord sent fire and flaming smoke raining down from heaven on Sodom and Gomorrah.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Jehovah out of heaven,

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah, sulphur and fire from Jehovah out of the heavens.

King James 2000

Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh rained down from heaven upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

Then Jehovah rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire, from Jehovah out of the heavens.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah, brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven,

NET Bible

Then the Lord rained down sulfur and fire on Sodom and Gomorrah. It was sent down from the sky by the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

Then the LORD rained on Sodom and on Gomorrah sulfur and fire from the LORD out of the sky.

The Emphasized Bible

And, Yahweh, rained, upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah, brimstone and fire, - from Yahweh, out of the heavens:

Webster

Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven;

World English Bible

Then Yahweh rained on Sodom and on Gomorrah sulfur and fire from Yahweh out of the sky.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jehovah hath rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Jehovah, from the heavens;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then the Lord

Usage: 0

מטר 
Matar 
Usage: 17

סדם 
C@dom 
Usage: 39

עמרה 
`Amorah 
Usage: 19

גּפרית 
Gophriyth 
Usage: 7

and fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

from the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Lot Leaves Sodom, And The Cities Are Destroyed

23 The sun had risen over the earth when Lot came to Zoar. 24 Then the Lord rained down brimstone (flaming sulfur) and fire on Sodom and on Gomorrah from the Lord out of heaven, 25 and He overthrew (demolished, ended) those cities, and the entire valley, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and whatever grew on the ground.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 29:23

‘The whole land is brimstone and salt, a burning waste, unsown and unproductive, and no grass grows in it; it is like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the Lord overthrew in His anger and wrath.’

Isaiah 13:19


And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldeans’ pride,
Will be like Sodom and Gomorrah when God overthrew them.

Jeremiah 50:40


“As when God overthrew Sodom
And Gomorrah and their neighboring cities,” says the Lord,
“So no man will live there;
Nor shall any son of man live there.”

2 Peter 2:6

and if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter;

Jude 1:7

just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the adjacent cities, since they in the same way as these angels indulged in gross immoral freedom and unnatural vice and sensual perversity. They are exhibited [in plain sight] as an example in undergoing the punishment of everlasting fire.

Isaiah 1:9


If the Lord of hosts
Had not left us a few survivors,
We would be like Sodom,
We would be like Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 20:16


And let that man be like the cities
Which the Lord overthrew without regret.
Let him hear an outcry in the morning
And a shout of alarm at noon;

Lamentations 4:6


For the [punishment of the] wickedness of the daughter of my people [Jerusalem]
Is greater than the [punishment for the] sin of Sodom,
Which was overthrown in a moment,
And no hands were turned toward her [to offer help].

Ezekiel 16:49-50

Behold, this was the sin of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters (outlying cities) had arrogance, abundant food, and careless ease, but she did not help the poor and needy.

Amos 4:11


“I overthrew and destroyed [some among] you, as [I, your] God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah,
And you were [rescued] like a log pulled out of the flame;
Yet you have not returned to Me [in repentance],” says the Lord.

Zephaniah 2:9


“Therefore, as I live,” declares the Lord of hosts,
The God of Israel,
Moab will in fact become like Sodom
And the sons of Ammon like Gomorrah,
A land possessed by nettles and salt pits,
And a perpetual desolation.
The remnant of My people will plunder them
And what is left of My nation will inherit them [as their own].”

Job 18:15


“Nothing of his dwells in his tent;
Brimstone (burning sulfur) is scattered over his dwelling [to purify it].

Psalm 11:6


Upon the wicked (godless) He will rain coals of fire;
Fire and brimstone and a dreadful scorching wind will be the portion of their cup [of doom].

Jeremiah 49:18

As [it was] in the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah with their neighboring cities,” says the Lord, “no man will live there, nor will a son of man dwell in it.

Hosea 11:8


How can I give you up, O Ephraim?
How can I surrender you, O Israel?
How can I make you like Admah?
How can I treat you like Zeboiim?
My heart recoils within Me;
All My compassions are kindled together [for My nation of Israel].

Matthew 11:23-24

And you, Capernaum, are you to be exalted to heaven [for your apathy and unresponsiveness]? You will descend to Hades (the realm of the dead); for if the miracles done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

Luke 17:28-29

It was the same as it was in the days of Lot. People were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building [carrying on business as usual, without regard for their sins];

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