New International Version
They were haughty and did detestable things before me. Therefore I did away with them as you have seen.
King James Bible
And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.
Darby Bible Translation
And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me, and I took them away when I saw [it].
World English Bible
They were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw [good].
Young's Literal Translation
And they are haughty and do abomination before Me, And I turn them aside when I have seen.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom - If we are to take this place literally, Sodom was guilty of other crimes besides that for which she appears to have been especially punished; in addition to her unnatural crime, She is charged with pride, luxury, idleness, and uncharitableness; and these were sufficient to sink any city to the bottomless pit.
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One way in which sinners frequently excuse themselves is by endeavoring to get some apology for their own iniquities from the inconsistencies of God's people. This is the reason why there is much slander in the world. A true Christian is a rebuke to the sinner, wherever he goes he is a living protest against the evil of sin. Hence it is that the worldling makes a dead set upon a pious man. His language in his heart is, "He accuses me to my face; I cannot bear the sight of his holy character; it makes …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
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Now the people of Sodom were wicked and were sinning greatly against the LORD.
Then the LORD said, "The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great and their sin so grievous
They called to Lot, "Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us so that we can have sex with them."
Then the LORD rained down burning sulfur on Sodom and Gomorrah--from the LORD out of the heavens.
Thus he overthrew those cities and the entire plain, destroying all those living in the cities--and also the vegetation in the land.
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