Genesis 18:27
Good News Translation
Abraham spoke again: "Please forgive my boldness in continuing to speak to you, Lord. I am only a man and have no right to say anything.

Contemporary English Version
Abraham answered, "I am nothing more than the dust of the earth. Please forgive me, LORD, for daring to speak to you like this.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Abraham answered, and said: Seeing I have once begun, I will speak to my Lord, whereas I am dust and ashes.

New American Bible
Abraham spoke up again: “See how I am presuming to speak to my Lord, though I am only dust and ashes!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And Abraham answered, and said: Seeing I have once begun, I will speak to my Lord, whereas I am dust and ashes.

I have.

Genesis 18:30-32 Lord, saith he, be not angry, I beseech thee, if I speak: What if thirty shall be found there? He answered: I will not do it, if I find thirty there. . . .

Ezra 9:6 And said: My God I am confounded and ashamed to lift up my face to thee: for our iniquities are multiplied over our heads, and our sins are grown up even unto heaven,

Job 42:6-8 Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes. . . .

Isaiah 6:5 And I said: Woe is me, because I have held my peace; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people that hath unclean lips, and I have seen with my eyes the King the Lord of hosts.

Luke 18:1 And he spoke also a parable to them, that we ought always to pray and not to faint,

dust.

Genesis 2:7 And the Lord God formed man of the slime of the earth: and breathed into his face the breath of life, and man became a living soul.

Genesis 3:19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread till thou return to the earth out of which thou wast taken: for dust thou art, and into dust thou shalt return.

Job 4:19 How much more shall they that dwell in houses of clay, who have an earthly foundation, be consumed as with the moth?

Psalm 8:4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him? or the son of man, that thou visitest him?

Psalm 144:3 Lord, what is man, that thou art made known to him? or the son of man, that thou makest account of him?

Ecclesiastes 12:7 And the dust return into its earth, from whence it was, and the spirit return to God, who gave it.

Isaiah 6:5 And I said: Woe is me, because I have held my peace; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people that hath unclean lips, and I have seen with my eyes the King the Lord of hosts.

Isaiah 64:8 And now, O Lord, thou art our father, and we are clay: and thou art our maker, and we all are the works of thy hands.

Luke 5:8 Which when Simon Peter saw, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying: Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord.

1 Corinthians 15:47,48 The first man was of the earth, earthly: the second man, from heaven, heavenly. . . .

2 Corinthians 5:1,2 For we know, if our earthly house of this habitation be dissolved, that we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in heaven. . . .

Context
Abraham Begs for Sodom
26And the Lord said to him: If I find in Sodom fifty just within the city, I will spare the whole place for their sake. 27And Abraham answered, and said: Seeing I have once begun, I will speak to my Lord, whereas I am dust and ashes.28What if there be five less than fifty just persons? wilt thou for five and forty destroy the whole city: And he said: I will not destroy it, if I find five and forty.…
Cross References
Genesis 3:19
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread till thou return to the earth out of which thou wast taken: for dust thou art, and into dust thou shalt return.

Genesis 18:28
What if there be five less than fifty just persons? wilt thou for five and forty destroy the whole city: And he said: I will not destroy it, if I find five and forty.

Job 30:19
I am compared to dirt, and am likened to embers and ashes.

Job 42:6
Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes.

Additional Translations
Then Abraham answered, “Now that I have ventured to speak to the Lord—though I am but dust and ashes—And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken on me to speak to the LORD, which am but dust and ashes:

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes:

And Abraam answered and said, Now I have begun to speak to my Lord, and I am earth and ashes.

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have ventured to speak unto the Lord; I, who am dust and ashes.

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes:

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I, who am dust and ashes, have taken upon me to speak to the Lord.

Abraham answered, "See now, I have taken it on myself to speak to the Lord, who am but dust and ashes.

And Abraham answereth and saith, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have willed to speak unto the Lord, and I -- dust and ashes;
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