Genesis 18:21
Good News Translation
I must go down to find out whether or not the accusations which I have heard are true."

Contemporary English Version
Now I am going down to see for myself if those people really are that bad. If they aren't, I would like to know."

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will go down and see whether they have done according to the cry that is come to me; or whether it be not so, that I may know.

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I will go down and see whether they have done according to the cry that is come to me; or whether it be not so, that I may know.

I will go down.

Genesis 11:5,7 And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of Adam were building. . . .

Exodus 3:8 And knowing their sorrow, I am come down to deliver them out of the hands of the Egyptians, and to bring them out of that land into a good and spacious land, into a land that floweth with milk and honey, to the places of the Chanaanite, and Hethite, and Amorrhite, and Pherezite, and Hevite, and Jebusite.

Exodus 33:5 And the Lord said to Moses: Say to the children of Israel: Thou art a stiffnecked people, once I shall come up in the midst of thee, and shall destroy thee. Now presently lay aside thy ornaments, that I may know what to do to thee.

Micah 1:3 Hear, all ye people: and let the earth give ear, and all that is therein: and let the Lord God be a witness to you, the Lord from his holy temple.

John 6:38 Because I came down from heaven, not to do my own will but the will of him that sent me.

1 Thessalonians 4:16 For the Lord himself shall come down from heaven with commandment and with the voice of an archangel and with the trumpet of God: and the dead who are in Christ shall rise first.

see.

Job 34:22 There is no darkness, and there is no shadow of death, where they may be hid who work iniquity.

Psalm 90:8 Thou hast set our iniquities before thy eyes: our life in the light of thy countenance.

Jeremiah 17:1,10 The sin of Juda is written with a pen of iron, with the point of a diamond, it is graven upon the table of their heart, upon the horns of their altars. . . .

Zephaniah 1:12 And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and will visit upon the men that are settled on their lees: that say in their hearts: The Lord will not do good, nor will he do evil.

Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature invisible in his sight: but all things are naked and open to his eyes, to whom our speech is.

I will know.

Exodus 33:5 And the Lord said to Moses: Say to the children of Israel: Thou art a stiffnecked people, once I shall come up in the midst of thee, and shall destroy thee. Now presently lay aside thy ornaments, that I may know what to do to thee.

Deuteronomy 8:2 And thou shalt remember all the way through which the Lord thy God hath brought thee for forty years through the desert, to afflict thee and to prove thee, and that the things that were known in thy heart might be made known, whether thou wouldst keep his commandments or no.

Deuteronomy 13:3 Thou shalt not hear the words of that prophet or dreamer: for the Lord your God trieth you, that it may appear whether you love him with all your heart, and with all your soul, or not.

Joshua 22:22 The Lord the most mighty God, the Lord the most mighty God, he knoweth, and Israel also shall understand: If with the design of transgression we have set up this altar, let him not save us, but punish us immediately:

Psalm 139:1-24 Unto the end, a psalm of David. Lord, thou hast proved me, and known me: . . .

Luke 16:15 And he said to them: you are they who justify yourselves before men, but God knoweth your hearts. For that which is high to men is an abomination before God.

2 Corinthians 11:11 Wherefore? Because I love you not? God knoweth it.

Context
Abraham Begs for Sodom
20And the Lord said: The cry of Sodom and Gomorrha is multiplied, and their sin is become exceedingly grievous. 21I will go down and see whether they have done according to the cry that is come to me; or whether it be not so, that I may know.22And they turned themselves from thence, and went their way to Sodom: but Abraham as yet stood before the Lord.…
Cross References
Genesis 11:5
And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of Adam were building.

Genesis 18:17
And the Lord said: Can I hide from Abraham what I am about to do:

Exodus 3:8
And knowing their sorrow, I am come down to deliver them out of the hands of the Egyptians, and to bring them out of that land into a good and spacious land, into a land that floweth with milk and honey, to the places of the Chanaanite, and Hethite, and Amorrhite, and Pherezite, and Hevite, and Jebusite.

Psalm 14:2
The Lord hath looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there be any that understand and seek God.

Additional Translations
I will go down to see if their actions fully justify the outcry that has reached Me. If not, I will find out.”I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come to me; and if not, I will know.

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.

I will therefore go down and see, if they completely correspond with the cry which comes to me, and if not, that I may know.

I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come to me; and if not, I will know [it].

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.

I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come to me; and if not, I will know.

I will go down now, and see whether their deeds are as bad as the reports which have come to me. If not, I will know."

I go down now, and see whether according to its cry which is coming unto Me they have done completely -- and if not -- I know;'
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