Genesis 19:1

“And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there came two Angels to Sodome at euen, and Lot sate in the gate of Sodome: and Lot seeing them, rose vp to meet them, and he bowed himselfe with his face toward the ground.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw {them,} he rose to meet them and bowed down {with his} face to the ground.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the two angels came to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face to the earth;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And at nightfall the two angels came to Sodom; and Lot was seated at the way into the town: and when he saw them he got up and came before them, falling down on his face to the earth.
- Basic English Bible

And the two angels came to Sodom at even. And Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. And Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them; and he bowed down, the face toward the ground,
- Darby Bible

And there came two angels to Sodom at evening; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom; and Lot seeing them, rose to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face towards the ground;
- Webster's Bible

The two angels came to Sodom at evening. Lot sat in the gate of Sodom. Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them. He bowed himself with his face to the earth,
- World English Bible

And two of the messengers come towards Sodom at even, and Lot is sitting at the gate of Sodom, and Lot seeth, and riseth to meet them, and boweth himself -- face to the earth,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the two angels came to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom; and Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them; and he fell down on his face to the earth;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 19:1


19:1 And there came two - Probably two of the three that had just before been with Abraham, the two created angels who were sent to execute God's purpose concerning Sodom.


Discussion for Genesis 19:1

  • first question where did wine come from comment a man in the drunken shape could not have done what he is supposed to have done
  • Adeyemo Sunday for verse 1
    I think Lot had a discerning spirit if not, he couldn 't have recognised them as strangers visitors to be welcomed and harboured in his house. May God grant us such gift in Jesus name.
  • Anonymous for verse 1
    i think it is divine arrangement, if not he could 'nt have seen the angel who eventually delivered him and family from destruction.
  • Why was lot waiting at the gate of Sadom before the Angels came?

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