Genesis 18:31 NIV

31 Abraham said, “Now that I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, what if only twenty can be found there?” He said, “For the sake of twenty, I will not destroy it.”

Study tools for Genesis 18:31

  • a 18:3 - Or "eyes, Lord"
  • b 18:6 - That is, probably about 36 pounds or about 16 kilograms
  • c 18:18 - Or "will use his name in blessings" (see 48:20)
  • d 18:22 - Masoretic Text; an ancient Hebrew scribal tradition "but the " Lord"remained standing before Abraham"
  • e 18:24 - Or "forgive" ; also in verse 26