New Living Translation
Then Abraham pressed his request further. "Suppose there are only forty?" And the LORD replied, "I will not destroy it for the sake of the forty."
King James Bible
And he spake unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake.
Darby Bible Translation
And he continued yet to speak with him, and said, Perhaps there may be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for the forty's sake.
World English Bible
He spoke to him yet again, and said, "What if there are forty found there?" He said, "I will not do it for the forty's sake."
Young's Literal Translation
And he addeth again to speak unto Him and saith, 'Peradventure there are found there forty?' and He saith, 'I do it not, because of the forty.'
Genesis 18:29 Parallel
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THE SABBATH. THIS day is called the Lord's day, the day in which he rose from the dead. The Lord's day: every day, say some, is the Lord's day. Indeed this, for discourse' sake, may he granted; but strictly, no day can so properly be called the Lord's day, as this first day of the week; for that no day of the week, or of the year, has those hadges of the Lord's glory upon it, nor such divine grace put upon it, as his first day of the week. There is nothing, as I know of, that bears this title but …
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Sanctification and Justification.
Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel
Suppose there are only forty-five righteous people rather than fifty? Will you destroy the whole city for lack of five?" And the LORD said, "I will not destroy it if I find forty-five righteous people there."
"Please don't be angry, my Lord," Abraham pleaded. "Let me speak--suppose only thirty righteous people are found?" And the LORD replied, "I will not destroy it if I find thirty."
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