Genesis 19:11

“And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they smote the men that were at the doore of the house, with blindnes, both small and great: so that they wearied themselues to finde the doore.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They struck the men who were at the doorway of the house with blindness, both small and great, so that they wearied {themselves trying} to find the doorway.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great, so that they wearied themselves to find the door.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the men who were outside the door they made blind, all of them, small and great, so that they were tired out with looking for the door.
- Basic English Bible

And they smote the men that were at the entrance of the house with blindness, from the smallest to the greatest; and they wearied themselves to find the entrance.
- Darby Bible

And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door.
- Webster's Bible

They struck the men who were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great, so that they wearied themselves to find the door.
- World English Bible

and the men who [are] at the opening of the house they have smitten with blindness, from small even unto great, and they weary themselves to find the opening.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great; so that they wearied themselves to find the door.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 19:11


19:11 And they smote the men with blindness - This was designed to put an end to their attempt, and to be an earnest of their utter ruin the next day.


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