Genesis 19:13

“For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For we will destroy this place, because the crie of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD: and the LORD hath sent vs to destroy it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for we are about to destroy this place, because their outcry has become so great before the LORD that the LORD has sent us to destroy it."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxed great before Jehovah: and Jehovah hath sent us to destroy it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For we are about to send destruction on this place, because a great outcry against them has come to the ears of the Lord; and the Lord has sent us to put an end to the town.
- Basic English Bible

For we are going to destroy this place, because the cry of them is great before Jehovah, and Jehovah has sent us to destroy it.
- Darby Bible

For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them has become great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.
- Webster's Bible

for we will destroy this place, because the outcry against them has grown great before Yahweh that Yahweh has sent us to destroy it."
- World English Bible

for we are destroying this place, for their cry hath been great [before] the face of Jehovah, and Jehovah doth send us to destroy it.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

for we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxed great before the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 19:13


19:13 We will destroy this place - The holy angels are ministers of God's wrath for the destruction of sinners, as well as of his mercy for the preservation and deliverance of his people.


Discussion for Genesis 19:13

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