New International Version
He said to him, "Very well, I will grant this request too; I will not overthrow the town you speak of.
King James Bible
And he said unto him, See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the which thou hast spoken.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to him, Behold, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow the city of which thou hast spoken.
World English Bible
He said to him, "Behold, I have granted your request concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow the city of which you have spoken.
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith unto him, 'Lo, I have accepted thy face also for this thing, without overthrowing the city for which thou hast spoken;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
See, I have accepted thee - How prevalent is prayer with God! Far from refusing to grant a reasonable petition, he shows himself as if under embarrassment to deny any.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
thee. Heb. thy face. that.
LibraryThe Swift Destroyer
'And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest them be consumed in the iniquity of the city. And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the Lord being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city. And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that He said, Escape for thy life; look not …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Some Man Will Say, "So Then any Thief Whatever is to be Accounted Equal...
Jesus, My Rock.
The Apostles Chosen
Look, here is a town near enough to run to, and it is small. Let me flee to it--it is very small, isn't it? Then my life will be spared."
But flee there quickly, because I cannot do anything until you reach it." (That is why the town was called Zoar.)
1 Samuel 25:35
Then David accepted from her hand what she had brought him and said, "Go home in peace. I have heard your words and granted your request."
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