Genesis 18:22-33 LEB

Abraham Intercedes for Sodom

22 And the men turned from there and went toward Sodom. And Abraham [was] still standing before Yahweh.

References for Genesis 18:22

      23 And Abraham drew near [to Yahweh] and said, "Will you also sweep away the righteous with the wicked?
      24 If perhaps there are fifty righteous in the midst of the city, will you also sweep [them] away and not forgive the place on account of the fifty righteous in her midst?
      25 Far be it from you to do such a thing as this, to kill [the] righteous with [the] wicked, thata the righteous would be as the wicked! Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do justice?"

      References for Genesis 18:25

          26 And Yahweh said, "If I find fifty righteous in Sodom, in the midst of the city, then I will forgive the whole place for their sake."
          27 Then Abraham answered and said, "Look, please, I was bold to speak to my Lord, but I [am] dust and ashes.
          28 Perhaps the fifty righteous are lacking five--will you destroy the whole city on account of the five?" And he answered, "I will not destroy [it] if I find forty-five there."
          29 And {once again he spoke}b to him and said, "What ifc forty are found there?" And he answered, "I will not do [it] on account of the forty."

          References for Genesis 18:29

            • ƴ 18:29 - Literally "And he added again to speak"
            • Ƶ 18:29 - Or "Perhaps"
              30 And he said, "Please, let not my Lord be angry, and I will speak. What ifd thirty be found there?" And he answered, "I will not do [it] if I find thirty there."

              References for Genesis 18:30

                • ƶ 18:30 - Or "Perhaps"
                  31 And he said, "Please, now, I was bold to speak to my Lord. What ife twenty be found there?" And he answered, "I will not destroy [it] for the sake of the twenty."

                  References for Genesis 18:31

                    • Ʒ 18:31 - Or "Perhaps"
                      32 And he said, "Please, let not my Lord be angry, and I will speak only once more. What iff ten are found there?" And he answered, "I will not destroy [it] for the sake of the ten."

                      References for Genesis 18:32

                        • Ƹ 18:32 - Or "Perhaps"
                          33 Then Yahweh left,g as he finished speaking to Abraham, and Abraham returned to his place.

                          References for Genesis 18:33