Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.
Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, No, but thou didst laugh.
And the men rose up from there and looked toward Sodom; and Abraham went with them to bring them on the way.
And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do,
seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation and that all the Gentiles of the earth shall be blessed in him?
For I know him, that he will command his sons and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and judgment, that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoken of him.
And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great and because their sin is very grievous;
I will go down now and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.
And the men turned their faces from there and went toward Sodom; but Abraham stood yet before the LORD.
And Abraham drew near and said, Wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked?
Peradventure there are fifty righteous within the city; wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are in it?