Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they said, "Come hither." And they said, "Camest thou not in to sojourn, and wilt thou be now a judge? We will surely deal worse with thee than with them. And as they pressed sore upon Lot and began to break up the door,

New American Standard Bible

But they said, "Stand aside." Furthermore, they said, "This one came in as an alien, and already he is acting like a judge; now we will treat you worse than them." So they pressed hard against Lot and came near to break the door.

King James Version

And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.

Holman Bible

"Get out of the way!" they said, adding, "This one came here as a foreigner, but he's acting like a judge! Now we'll do more harm to you than to them." They put pressure on Lot and came up to break down the door.

International Standard Version

But they replied, "Get out of the way! This man came here as a foreigner, and now he's acting like a judge! So we're going to deal more harshly with you than with them." Then they pushed hard against the man (that is, against Lot), intending to break down the door.

A Conservative Version

And they said, Stand back. And they said, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will be a judge. Now we will deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed greatly upon the man, even Lot, and drew near to break the doo

American Standard Version

And they said, Stand back. And they said, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and drew near to break the door.

Amplified

But they said, Stand back! And they said, This fellow came in to live here temporarily, and now he presumes to be [our] judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them. So they rushed at and pressed violently against Lot and came close to breaking down the door.

Bible in Basic English

And they said, Give way there. This one man, they said, came here from a strange country, and will he now be our judge? now we will do worse to you than to them; and pushing violently against Lot, they came near to get the door broken in.

Darby Translation

And they said, Back there! And they said again, This one came to sojourn, and he must be a judge? Now we will deal worse with thee than with them. And they pressed hard on the man on Lot; and drew near to break the door.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This fellow came in to sojourn and is he to lift himself up as judge? Now will we deal worse with thee than with them. And they did great violence to the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say, Stand off. And they will say, This same came to sojourn, and shall he judge judgment: now will we do evil to thee above them: and they will press upon the man, upon Lot greatly, and they will come near to break the door.

King James 2000

And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with you, than with them. And they pressed hard upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But they said, "Step aside!" Then they said, "{This fellow} came to dwell as a foreigner and he acts as a judge! Now we shall do worse to you than them!" And they pressed very hard against the man, against Lot, and they drew near to break the door.

Modern King James verseion

And they said, Stand back! And they said, This one came in to stay, and must he judge always? Now we will deal worse with you than with them. And they pressed hard upon the man, Lot, and came near to breaking the door.

NET Bible

"Out of our way!" they cried, and "This man came to live here as a foreigner, and now he dares to judge us! We'll do more harm to you than to them!" They kept pressing in on Lot until they were close enough to break down the door.

New Heart English Bible

They said, "Stand back." They said, "This one fellow came in to live as a foreigner, and he appoints himself a judge. Now will we deal worse with you, than with them." They pressed hard on the man Lot, and drew near to break the door.

The Emphasized Bible

And they said, Stand back, And they said, This one, by himself, hath come in to sojourn and must always be acting the judge, Now, will we do more wickedly to thee, than to them. So they pressed sere upon the man - upon Lot - exceedingly, and drew near to break open the door.

Webster

And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one man came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: Now will we deal worse with thee than with them. And they pressed hard upon the man, Lot, and came near to break the door.

World English Bible

They said, "Stand back!" Then they said, "This one fellow came in to live as a foreigner, and he appoints himself a judge. Now will we deal worse with you, than with them!" They pressed hard on the man Lot, and drew near to break the door.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they say, 'Come nigh hither;' they say also, 'This one hath come in to sojourn, and he certainly judgeth! now, we do evil to thee more than to them;' and they press against the man, against Lot greatly, and come nigh to break the door.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

הלאה 
Hal@ah 
Usage: 16

אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

and he will needs
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

be a judge
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

now will we deal worse
רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

with thee, than with them. And they pressed
פּצר 
Patsar 
Usage: 7

upon the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

לוט 
Lowt 
Lot
Usage: 33

and came near
נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

to break
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

References

American

Easton

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Rescue Of Lot From Sodom

8 Behold, I have two daughters which have known no man; them will I bring out unto you: do with them as it seemeth you good: Only unto these men do nothing, for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof." 9 And they said, "Come hither." And they said, "Camest thou not in to sojourn, and wilt thou be now a judge? We will surely deal worse with thee than with them. And as they pressed sore upon Lot and began to break up the door, 10 the men put forth their hands and pulled Lot into the house to them and shut to the door.


Cross References

Exodus 2:14

And he answered, "Who hath made thee a ruler or a judge over us? Intendest thou to kill me, as thou killedst the Egyptian?" Then Moses feared and said, "Of a surety the thing is known."

Genesis 13:12

Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan: And Lot in the cities of the plain, and tented till he came to Sodom.

Genesis 11:6

And the LORD said, "See, the people is one and have one tongue among them all: And this have they begun to do, and will not leave off from all that they have purposed to do.

1 Samuel 2:16

And if any man said unto him, "Let the fat be offered according to the day, and then take as much as thine heart desireth." The lad would answer him, "Thou shalt give it me now, or else I will take it with violence."

1 Samuel 17:44

And he said to David, "Come to me and I will give thy flesh unto the fowls of the air, and to the beasts of the field."

1 Samuel 25:17

Now take heed and see what thou hast to do, for it is concluded to do mischief unto our master and to all his household. And he is ungracious to speak to."

Proverbs 9:7-8

Whoso reproveth a scornful person, getteth himself dishonour: and he that rebuketh the ungodly, staineth himself.

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil; but a fool goeth on presumptuously.

Proverbs 17:12

It were better to come against a she Bear robbed of her whelps, than against a fool in his foolishness.

Proverbs 27:3

The stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.

Ecclesiastes 9:3

Among all things that come to pass under the Sun, this is a mystery, that it happeneth unto all alike. This is the cause also that the hearts of men are full of wickedness, and mad foolishness is in their hearts, as long as they live, until they die.

Ecclesiastes 10:13

The beginning of his talking is foolishness, and the last word of his mouth is great madness.

Isaiah 65:5

If thou comest nigh them, they say, "Touch me not, for I am holier than thou." All these men when I am angry, shall be turned to smoke and fire, that shall burn forever.

Jeremiah 3:3

This is the cause that the rain and evening dew hath ceased. Thou hast gotten thee a whore's forehead, and canst not be ashamed.

Jeremiah 6:15

Therefore they must be ashamed, for they have committed abomination. But how should they be ashamed, when they know nothing, neither of shame nor good nurture? And therefore they shall fall among the slain; and in the hour when I shall visit them, they shall be brought down," sayeth the LORD.

Jeremiah 8:12

Fie! For shame! How abominable things do they? And yet they be not ashamed; yea, they know of no shame. Wherefore in the time of their visitation, they shall fall among the dead bodies, sayeth the LORD.

Daniel 3:19-22

Then was Nebuchadnezzar full of indignation, so that the countenance of his face changed upon Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Therefore he charged and commanded, that the oven should be made seven times hotter, than it was wont to be:

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy to dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they tread them under their feet, and the other turn again and all to rend you.

Acts 7:26-28

And the next day he showed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, 'Sirs, ye are brethren why hurt ye one another?'

2 Peter 2:7-8

And just Lot, vexed with the uncleanly conversation of the wicked, delivered he -

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain