New Living Translation
He turns the fruitful land into salty wastelands, because of the wickedness of those who live there.
King James Bible
A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.
Darby Bible Translation
A fruitful land into a plain of salt, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.
World English Bible
and a fruitful land into a salt waste, for the wickedness of those who dwell in it.
Young's Literal Translation
A fruitful land becometh a barren place, For the wickedness of its inhabitants.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
107:34 For - He doth not inflict these judgments without cause, but for the punishment of sin in some, and the prevention of it in others.
LibraryHow those are to be Admonished with whom Everything Succeeds According to their Wish, and those with whom Nothing Does.
(Admonition 27.) Differently to be admonished are those who prosper in what they desire in temporal matters, and those who covet indeed the things that are of this world, but yet are wearied with the labour of adversity. For those who prosper in what they desire in temporal matters are to be admonished, when all things answer to their wishes, lest, through fixing their heart on what is given, they neglect to seek the giver; lest they love their pilgrimage instead of their country; lest they turn …
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The Providence of God
Exposition of Chap. Iii. (ii. 28-32. )
Lot took a long look at the fertile plains of the Jordan Valley in the direction of Zoar. The whole area was well watered everywhere, like the garden of the LORD or the beautiful land of Egypt. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)
This second group of kings joined forces in Siddim Valley (that is, the valley of the Dead Sea).
Then the LORD rained down fire and burning sulfur from the sky on Sodom and Gomorrah.
He utterly destroyed them, along with the other cities and villages of the plain, wiping out all the people and every bit of vegetation.
They will exclaim, 'The whole land is devastated by sulfur and salt. It is a wasteland with nothing planted and nothing growing, not even a blade of grass. It is like the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the LORD destroyed in his intense anger.'
I have placed it in the wilderness; its home is the wasteland.
God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy. But he makes the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.
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