New Living Translation
So the LORD told Abraham, "I have heard a great outcry from Sodom and Gomorrah, because their sin is so flagrant.
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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THE SABBATH. THIS day is called the Lord's day, the day in which he rose from the dead. The Lord's day: every day, say some, is the Lord's day. Indeed this, for discourse' sake, may he granted; but strictly, no day can so properly be called the Lord's day, as this first day of the week; for that no day of the week, or of the year, has those hadges of the Lord's glory upon it, nor such divine grace put upon it, as his first day of the week. There is nothing, as I know of, that bears this title but …
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But the people of this area were extremely wicked and constantly sinned against the LORD.
But before they retired for the night, all the men of Sodom, young and old, came from all over the city and surrounded the house.
For we are about to destroy this city completely. The outcry against this place is so great it has reached the LORD, and he has sent us to destroy it."
But now I see that the prophets of Jerusalem are even worse! They commit adultery and love dishonesty. They encourage those who are doing evil so that no one turns away from their sins. These prophets are as wicked as the people of Sodom and Gomorrah once were."
"Your older sister was Samaria, who lived with her daughters in the north. Your younger sister was Sodom, who lived with her daughters in the south.
Sodom's sins were pride, gluttony, and laziness, while the poor and needy suffered outside her door.
She was proud and committed detestable sins, so I wiped her out, as you have seen.
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