New International Version
The LORD said, "If I find fifty righteous people in the city of Sodom, I will spare the whole place for their sake."
King James Bible
And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said, If I find at Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will forgive all the place for their sakes.
World English Bible
Yahweh said, "If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sake."
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith, 'If I find in Sodom fifty righteous in the midst of the city, then have I borne with all the place for their sake.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right? - God alone is the Judge of all men. Abraham, in thus addressing himself to the person in the text, considers him either as the Supreme Being or his representative.
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