Genesis 19:21
New International Version
He said to him, "Very well, I will grant this request too; I will not overthrow the town you speak of.

New Living Translation
"All right," the angel said, "I will grant your request. I will not destroy the little village.

English Standard Version
He said to him, “Behold, I grant you this favor also, that I will not overthrow the city of which you have spoken.

Berean Study Bible
“Very well,” he answered, “I will grant this request as well, and will not demolish the town you indicate.

New American Standard Bible
He said to him, "Behold, I grant you this request also, not to overthrow the town of which you have spoken.

King James Bible
And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the which thou hast spoken.

Christian Standard Bible
And he said to him, "All right, I'll grant your request about this matter too and will not demolish the town you mentioned.

Contemporary English Version
"All right, go there," he answered. "I won't destroy that town.

Good News Translation
He answered, "All right, I agree. I won't destroy that town.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And he said to him, "All right, I'll grant your request about this matter too and will not demolish the town you mentioned.

International Standard Version
"All right," the angel replied to Lot, "I'll agree with your request! I won't overthrow the town that you mentioned.

NET Bible
"Very well," he replied, "I will grant this request too and will not overthrow the town you mentioned.

New Heart English Bible
He said to him, "Look, I have granted your request concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow the city of which you have spoken.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The angel said to him, "Alright, I will grant you this request too. I will not destroy the city you're talking about.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he said unto him: 'See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow the city of which thou hast spoken.

New American Standard 1977
And he said to him, “Behold, I grant you this request also, not to overthrow the town of which you have spoken.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also that I will not overthrow the city for which thou hast spoken.

King James 2000 Bible
And he said unto him, See, I have accepted you concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for which you have spoken.

American King James Version
And he said to him, See, I have accepted you concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the which you have spoken.

American Standard Version
And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow the city of which thou hast spoken.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he said to him, Behold, I have had respect to thee also about this thing, that I should not overthrow the city about which thou hast spoken.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to him: Behold also in this, I have heard thy prayers, not to destroy the city for which thou hast spoken.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to him, Behold, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow the city of which thou hast spoken.

English Revised Version
And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow the city of which thou hast spoken.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for which thou hast spoken.

World English Bible
He said to him, "Behold, I have granted your request concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow the city of which you have spoken.

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith unto him, 'Lo, I have accepted thy face also for this thing, without overthrowing the city for which thou hast spoken;
Study Bible
Lot Flees to Zoar
20Look, this town is near enough for me flee to it, and it is a small place. Please let me flee there—is it not a small place? Then my life will be saved.” 21“Very well,” he answered, “I will grant this request as well, and will not demolish the town you indicate. 22Hurry! Run there quickly, for I cannot do anything until you reach it.” That is why the town was called Zoar.…
Cross References
Genesis 19:20
Look, this town is near enough for me flee to it, and it is a small place. Please let me flee there--is it not a small place? Then my life will be saved."

Genesis 19:22
Hurry! Run there quickly, for I cannot do anything until you reach it." That is why the town was called Zoar.

1 Samuel 25:35
Then David accepted from her hand what she had brought him, and he said to her, "Go home in peace. See, I have heeded your voice and granted your request."

Treasury of Scripture

And he said to him, See, I have accepted you concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the which you have spoken.

See, I.

Genesis 4:7
If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

Job 42:8,9
Therefore take unto you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for him will I accept: lest I deal with you after your folly, in that ye have not spoken of me the thing which is right, like my servant Job…

Psalm 34:15
The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.

thee.

Genesis 12:2
And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:

Genesis 18:24
Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?







Lexicon
“Very well,”
הִנֵּה֙ (hin·nêh)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

he answered,
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“I will grant this request
נָשָׂ֣אתִי (nā·śā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5375: To lift, carry, take

as well,
גַּ֖ם (gam)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

and will not
לְבִלְתִּ֛י (lə·ḇil·tî)
Preposition-l
Strong's Hebrew 1115: A failure of, not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until

demolish
הָפְכִּ֥י (hā·p̄ə·kî)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2015: To turn about, over, to change, overturn, return, pervert

the town
הָעִ֖יר (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

you indicate.
דִּבַּֽרְתָּ׃ (dib·bar·tā)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue
(21) I have accepted thee.--Heb., I have lifted up thy face. (See Note on Genesis 4:6-7.)

Verse 21. - And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee (literally, I have lifted up thy face, the petitioner usually supplicating with his face toward the ground, so that the elevation of his countenance expressed the granting of his request) concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the which thou hast spoken. 19:1-29 Lot was good, but there was not one more of the same character in the city. All the people of Sodom were very wicked and vile. Care was therefore taken for saving Lot and his family. Lot lingered; he trifled. Thus many who are under convictions about their spiritual state, and the necessity of a change, defer that needful work. The salvation of the most righteous men is of God's mercy, not by their own merit. We are saved by grace. God's power also must be acknowledged in bringing souls out of a sinful state If God had not been merciful to us, our lingering had been our ruin. Lot must flee for his life. He must not hanker after Sodom. Such commands as these are given to those who, through grace, are delivered out of a sinful state and condition. Return not to sin and Satan. Rest not in self and the world. Reach toward Christ and heaven, for that is escaping to the mountain, short of which we must not stop. Concerning this destruction, observe that it is a revelation of the wrath of God against sin and sinners of all ages. Let us learn from hence the evil of sin, and its hurtful nature; it leads to ruin.
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