Genesis 18:21
Text Analysis
3381 [e]אֵֽרֲדָה־
I will go downV-Qal-Imperf.Cohort-1cs
4994 [e]נָּ֣א
7200 [e]וְאֶרְאֶ֔ה
and see whetherConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.h-1cs
6818 [e]הַכְּצַעֲקָתָ֛הּ
the outcry against itArt, Prep-k | N-fsc | 3fs
935 [e]הַבָּ֥אָה
that has comeV-Qal-Perf-3fs
413 [e]אֵלַ֖י
to MePrep | 1cs
6213 [e]עָשׂ֣וּ ׀
whether they have doneV-Qal-Perf-3cp
3617 [e]כָּלָ֑ה
518 [e]וְאִם־
and ifConj-w | Conj
3808 [e]לֹ֖א
3045 [e]אֵדָֽעָה׃
I will knowV-Qal-Imperf.Cohort-1cs

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 18:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֵֽרֲדָה־נָּ֣א וְאֶרְאֶ֔ה הַכְּצַעֲקָתָ֛הּ הַבָּ֥אָה אֵלַ֖י עָשׂ֣וּ ׀ כָּלָ֑ה וְאִם־לֹ֖א אֵדָֽעָה׃

בראשית 18:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ארדה־נא ואראה הכצעקתה הבאה אלי עשו ׀ כלה ואם־לא אדעה׃

בראשית 18:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ארדה־נא ואראה הכצעקתה הבאה אלי עשו ׀ כלה ואם־לא אדעה׃

בראשית 18:21 Hebrew Bible
ארדה נא ואראה הכצעקתה הבאה אלי עשו כלה ואם לא אדעה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"I will go down now, and see if they have done entirely according to its outcry, which has come to Me; and if not, I will know."

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will go down to see if what they have done justifies the cry that has come up to Me. If not, I will find out."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will go down. This is spoken figuratively; and as the Jewish writers speak, according to the language of men. So eyes, ears, hands, and other members of the body are attributed to God, for effecting those things which men cannot accomplish without these members.

Genesis 11:5,7 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children …

Exodus 3:8 And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, …

Exodus 33:5 For the LORD had said to Moses, Say to the children of Israel, You …

Micah 1:3 For, behold, the LORD comes forth out of his place, and will come …

John 6:38 For I came down from heaven, not to do my own will, but the will …

1 Thessalonians 4:16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with …


Job 34:22 There is no darkness, nor shadow of death, where the workers of iniquity …

Psalm 90:8 You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light …

Jeremiah 17:1,10 The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point …

Zephaniah 1:12 And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem …

Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight…

I will know.

Exodus 33:5 For the LORD had said to Moses, Say to the children of Israel, You …

Deuteronomy 8:2 And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God led you …

Deuteronomy 13:3 You shall not listen to the words of that prophet, or that dreamer …

Joshua 22:22 The LORD God of gods, the LORD God of gods, he knows, and Israel …

Psalm 139:1-24 O lord, you have searched me, and known me…

Luke 16:15 And he said to them, You are they which justify yourselves before …

2 Corinthians 11:11 Why? because I love you not? God knows.

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