And Abraham said, "Now that I have ventured to speak to the Lord, suppose twenty are found there?" He replied, "On account of the twenty, I will not destroy it."
Cross ReferencesGenesis 18:30
Then Abraham said, "May the Lord not be angry, but let me speak further. Suppose thirty are found there?" He answered, "If I find thirty there, I will not do it."
Finally, Abraham said, "May the Lord not be angry, but let me speak once more. Suppose ten are found there?" And He answered, "On account of the ten, I will not destroy it."
Chapter Outline1. The Lord appears to Abraham, who entertains angels.
9. Sarah is reproved for laughing at the promise of a son.
16. The destruction of Sodom is revealed to Abraham.
23. Abraham makes intercession for its inhabitants.
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