New International Version
Then the LORD said, "The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great and their sin so grievous
King James Bible
And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great and their sin is very grievous,
World English Bible
Yahweh said, "Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous,
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith, 'The cry of Sodom and Gomorrah -- because great; and their sin -- because exceeding grievous:
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah - See note on Genesis 13:13.
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Now the people of Sodom were wicked and were sinning greatly against the LORD.
Before they had gone to bed, all the men from every part of the city of Sodom--both young and old--surrounded the house.
because we are going to destroy this place. The outcry to the LORD against its people is so great that he has sent us to destroy it."
And among the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen something horrible: They commit adultery and live a lie. They strengthen the hands of evildoers, so that not one of them turns from their wickedness. They are all like Sodom to me; the people of Jerusalem are like Gomorrah."
Your older sister was Samaria, who lived to the north of you with her daughters; and your younger sister, who lived to the south of you with her daughters, was Sodom.
"'Now this was the sin of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed and unconcerned; they did not help the poor and needy.
They were haughty and did detestable things before me. Therefore I did away with them as you have seen.
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