Genesis 18:20-21

Isaac's Birth Promised

20 Then the Lord said, "Because f the outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is great and their sin is very grave, 21 g I will go down to see whether they have done altogether 1 according to the outcry that has come to me. And if not, h I will know."

  1. Cross References
    Genesis 4:10
    And the Lord said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying to me from the ground.
    Genesis 19:13
    For we are about to destroy this place, because the outcry against its people has become great before the Lord, and the Lord has sent us to destroy it.
    Isaiah 3:9
    For the look on their faces bears witness against them; they proclaim their sin like Sodom; they do not hide it. Woe to them! For they have brought evil on themselves.
    Ezekiel 16:49 - 50
    Behold, this was the guilt of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had pride, excess of food, and prosperous ease, but did not aid the poor and needy.
    James 5:4
    Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.
  2. Cross References
    Genesis 11:5
    And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of man had built.
    Genesis 11:7
    Come, let us go down and there confuse their language, so that they may not understand one another's speech.
    Exodus 3:8
    And I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.
  3. Cross References
    Joshua 22:22
    The Mighty One, God, the Lord! The Mighty One, God, the Lord! He knows; and let Israel itself know! If it was in rebellion or in breach of faith against the Lord, do not spare us today
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