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be found there. And he faid, I will not do it, if I find thirty there.
31 And he faid, Behold now, I have taken upon me to SPEAK unto the LORD: Peradventure there fhall be TWENTY found there. And he faid, I will not destroy it for twenty's Sake.
32 And he faid, Oh let not the LORD be ANGRY, and I will speak yet but this once: Peradventure TEN fhall be found there. And he faid, I will not destroy it for ten's Sake.
33 And the LORD went his way, as foon as he had left communing with Abraham; and Abraham returned unto his Place.
CHA P. XIX.
1 Lot entertaineth two Angels. 4 The vitious Sodomites are ftricken with Blindness. 12 Lot is fent for Safety into the Mountains: 18 He obtaineth Leave to go into Zoar. Sodom and Gomorrah are deftroyed. 26 Lot's Wife is a Pillar of Salt. 30 Lot dwelleth in a Cave. 31 The incestuous Original of Moab and Ammon.
two ANGELS to Sodom at Even; and Lot fat in the Gate of Sodom: and Lot feeing them, rofe up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his Face toward the Ground.
2 And he said, Behold now my Lords, turn in I pray you, into your Servant's Houfe, and tarry all Night, and wash your Feet, and ye fhall rife up early, and go on your Ways. And they faid, Nay,
but we will abide in the Street all Night.
3 And he preffed upon them greatly; and they turned in unto him, and entred into his
Rom. i. 18 For the WRATH Of GOD is revealed from Heaven against all UNGODLINESS, and Unrighteoufnefs of Men, who hold the TRUTH in UNRIGHTEOUSNESS.
21 Because that when they KNEW GOD, they GLORIFIED him not as GOD, neither were thankful, but became VAIN in their IMAGINATIONS, and their foolish Heart was DARKNED.
22 Profeffing themfelves to be WISE, they became Fools.
UNCORRUPTIBLE GOD, into an IMAGE 23 And changed the GLORY of the made like to corruptible MAN, and to Birds, and four-footed Beafts, and creeping Things.
24 Wherefore God also gave them UP TO UNCLEANNESS, through the LUSTS of their own Hearts, to DIS
HONOUR their own BODIES between themselves:
25 Who changed the TRUTH of GoD into a LIE, and worshipped and
SERVED the Creature more than the
CREATOR, who is bleffed for ever.
Houfe: and he made them a Feast, and did bake unleavened Bread, and they did eat. 4 But before they lay down, the Men of the City, even the Men of Sodom compaffed the House round, both Old and Young, all the People from every Quarter.
5 And they called unto Lot, and faid unto him, Where are the Men which came in to thee this Night?
26 For this Cause God gave them up unto VILE AFFECTIONS: for even their Women did change the natural Ufe into that which is AGAINST NATURE:
ving the natural Ufe of Woman, burned in their own Luft one toward another, Men with Men, working VING in themselves that RECOMPENSE that which is unfeemly, and RECEI
27 And likewife alfo the Men, lea
of their Error which was meet.
Luke xvii. 28 As it was in the Days they bought, they fold, they planted, of Lor, they did eat, they drank, they builded:
29 But the fame Day that Lor went out of SODOM, it rained Fire and
bring them out unto us, that BRIMSTONE from Heaven, and Dɛwe may know them.
6 And Lot went out of the Door unto them, and shut the Door after him,
7 And faid, I pray you, Brethren, do not fo WICK
8 Behold now, I have two Daughters which have not known Man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your Eyes: only unto thefe Men do nothing; for therefore came they under the Shadow of my Roof.
9 And they faid, Stand back. And they said again, This one Fellow came in to fojourn, and he will needs be 2 JUDGE: now will we deal worfe with thee, than with them. And they preffed fore upon the Man, even Lot, and came near to break the Door.
10 But the Men put forth their Hand, and pulled Lot into the House to them, and fhut the Door.
SROYED them all:
30 Even THUS fhall it BE in the DAY when the Son of MAN IS REVEALED. 32 Remember LoT'S WIFE.
Jude 7 Even as SODOM and GoMORRAH and the Cities about them
in like manner giving themselves over to FORNICATION, and going after STRANGE Fleth, are fet forth for an of ETERNAL FIRE. EXAMPLE, fuffering the VENGEANCE
Ifa. iii. 9 The Shew of their Coun. tenance doth witness against them, and they DECLARE their SIN as SODOM,
they hide it not: wo unto their SOUL, for they have rewarded Evil unto
it fhall be WELL with him for they 10 Say ye to the RIGHTEOUS, that fhall eat the Fruit of their Doings.
I Wo unto the WICKED, it fhall be ILL with him: for the Reward of
his Hands shall be given him.
Ezek. xvi. 49 Behold this was the of BREAD, and abundance of IDLE Iniquity of SODOM, PRIDE, FULLNESS Ness was in her, and in her Daughters, neither did the STRENGTHEN the Hand of the Poor and Needy.
so And they were HAUGHTY, and committed ABOMINATION before me, therefore I Took them away as I faw good.
2 Pet, iii. 7 The HEAVENS and the EARTH which are now, by the fame Word are kept in Store, RESERVED unto Fire, against the DAY of JUDGMENT, and PERDITION of UNGODLY MEN.
11 And they SMOTE the MEN that were at the Door of the Houfe with BLINDNESS, both fmall and great : fo that they wearied themfelves to find the Door.
12 And the Men faid unto Lot, Haft thou here any befides?
13 For we will DESTROY this PLACE: because the CRY of them is waxen great before the Face of the LORD, and the LORD hath fent us to deftroy 'it.
14 And Lot went out, and fpake unto his Sons-inlaw, which married his Daughters, and faid, Up, get ye out of this Place; for the LORD will deftroy this City but he feemed as one that mocked to his Sons-in-law.
15 And when the Morning arofe, then the ANGELS haftned Lot, faying, Arife, take thy Wife, and thy two Daughters which are here; left thou be confumed in the Iniquity of the City.
15 And while he LINGRED, the Men laid hold upon his Hand, and upon the Hand of his Wife, and upon the Hand of his two Daughters: the LORD being MERCIFUL unto HIM and they brought him forth, and fet him without the City.
17 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he faid, Efcape for thy Life; look
8 But, be not ignorant, that one Day is with the LORD as a THOUSAND
Years, and a THOUSAND Years as one
9 The LORD is not SLACK Concerning his PROMISE (as fome Men count Slacknefs) but is LONG-SUFFERING to us-ward, not wILLING that any should PERISH, but that all fhould come to REPENTANCE.
Io But the DAY of the LORD will come as a THIEF in the NIGHT; in the which the HEAVENS fhall pass away with a great NOISE, and the ELEMENTS fhall melt with FERVENT 'HEAT, the EARTH alfo, and the Works that are therein shall be BURNT up.
II SEEING then that all thefe Things fhall be DISSOLVED, what manner of PERSONS Ought ye to be in all holy CONVERSATION and GODLINESS,
12 Looking for, and haftning unto the COMING of the DAY of GOD, wherein the HEAVENS being on FIRE fhall melt with fervent HEAT.
fhall be DISSOLVED, and the ELEMENTS
13 Neverthelefs WE, according to his PROMISE, look for NEW HEAVENS and a NEW EARTH, wherein dwelleth RIGHTEOUSNESS.
14 Wherefore, feeing that ye look for fuch Things, be DILIGENT, that ye might be found of him in PEACE, without SPOT, and blameless.
2 Pet. ii. 4 For if GoD fpared not down to HELL, and delivered them the ANGELS that finned, but caft them into CHAINS of DARKNESS to be referved unto JUDGMENT;
s And SPARED not the OLD WORLD, but faved NOAH the eighth Perfon, a Preacher of Righteousness, bringing in the FLOOD upon the WORLD of the
6 And TURNING the CITIES of So
DOM and GOMORRAH into ASHES, CON-
7 And delivered JUST LOT, vexed with the filthy Converfation of the Wicked:
8 (For that RIGHTEOUS Man dwelling among them, in feeing and hearing, VEXED his righteous Soul from Day to Day with their unlawful Deeds.)
not behind thee, neither ftay thou in all the Plain: efcape to the Mountain, left thou be confumed.
18 And Lot faid unto them, Oh not fo, my Lord.
19 Behold now, thy Servant hath found Grace in thy Sight, and thou haft MAGNIFIED thy MERCY, which thou haft fhewed unto me in SAVING my LIFE and I cannot efcape to the Mountain, left fome Evil take me, and I die.
20 Behold now, this City is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh let me escape thither (is it not a little one?) and my Soul fhall live.
21 And he faid unto him, See I have accepted thee concerning this thing alfo, that I will not OVERTHROW this CITY, for the which thou haft spoken.
22 Hafte thee, escape thither; for I CANNOT DO any thing till thou be come thither: therefore the Name of the City was called Zoar.
23 The SUN was RISEN upon all the Earth when Lor entred into Zoar.
24 Then the LORD RAINED upon SODOм and GOMORRAH BRIMSTONE and FIRE from the LORD out of HEA
25 And he overthrew thofe Cities, and all the Plain, and all the Inhabitants of the Cities, and that which grew upon the Ground.
26 BUT his WIFE LOOKED BACK from behind him, and she became a PILLAR of SALT.
27 And Abraham gat up early in the Morning, to the Place where he ftood before the LORD.
28 And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the Land of the Plain, and beheld, and lo, the Smoke of the Countrey went up as the SMOKE of a FUR
29 And it came to pafs when GOD DESTROYED the Cities of the PLAIN, that GOD REMEMBRED Abraham, and SENT LOT out of the midst of the Overthrow, when HE overthrew the Cities, in which Lot dwelt.
Abraham fojourneth at Gerar; 2 denieth his Wife, and lofeth her. 3 Abimelech is reproved for her in a Dream: 9 He rebuketh Abraham, 14 refloreth Sarah, 16 and reproveth her: 17 He is healed by Abraham's Prayer.
Ifaac is born. 9 Hagar and Ishmael are caft forth. 22 Abimelech's Covenant with Abraham.
Ver. 1 AND the LORD vifited Sarah as he had faid, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.
2 For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a SON in his OLD AGE, at the SET Time of which God had spoken to him.
3 And Abraham called the Name of his Son that was born unto him, whom Sarah bare to him, ISAAC.
4 And Abraham circumcifed Ifaac, being eight Days old, as GOD had commanded him.
5 And Abraham was an HUNDRED Years old, when his Son Ifaac was born unto him.
6 And Sarah faid, GOD hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.
7 And the faid, Who would have faid unto Abraham, that Sarah fhould have given Children Suck? for I have bornhim a SoN in his OLD AGE.
8 And the Child grew, and was weaned: and Abraham made a great Feast the same Day that Ifaac was weaned.