Genesis 18:24

“Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 18:24

Peraduenture there be fifty righteous within the citie; wilt thou also destroy, and not spare the place for the fiftie righteous, that are therein?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Suppose there are fifty righteous within the city; will You indeed sweep {it} away and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous who are in it?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Peradventure there are fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou consume and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?
- American Standard Version (1901)

If by chance there are fifty upright men in the town, will you give the place to destruction and not have mercy on it because of the fifty upright men?
- Basic English Bible

There are perhaps fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not forgive the place for the sake of the fifty righteous that are therein?
- Darby Bible

Peradventure there are fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are in it?
- Webster's Bible

What if there are fifty righteous within the city? Will you consume and not spare the place for the fifty righteous who are in it?
- World English Bible

peradventure there are fifty righteous in the midst of the city; dost Thou also consume, and not bear with the place for the sake of the fifty -- the righteous who [are] in its midst?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Peradventure there are fifty righteous within the city; wilt Thou indeed sweep away and not forgive the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 18:24

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 18:24


18:23 Abraham drew near - This expression intimates, A holy concern. A holy confidence; he drew near with an assurance of faith, drew near as a prince, #Job 31:37|.


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