Genesis 18:21

“I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I will goe downe now, and see whether they haue done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come vnto me: and if not, I will know.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I will go down now, and see if they have done entirely according to its outcry, which has come to Me; and if not, I will know."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I will go down now, and see if their acts are as bad as they seem from the outcry which has come to me; and if they are not, I will see.
- Basic English Bible

I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come to me; and if not, I will know [it].
- Darby Bible

I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come to me; and if not, I will know.
- Webster's Bible

I will go down now, and see whether their deeds are as bad as the reports which have come to me. If not, I will know."
- World English Bible

I go down now, and see whether according to its cry which is coming unto Me they have done completely -- and if not -- I know;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto Me; and if not, I will know.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 18:21


18:21 I will go down now and see - Not as if there were any thing concerning which God is in doubt; but he is pleased thus to express himself after the manner of men.


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