New Living Translation
Abraham approached him and said, "Will you sweep away both the righteous and the wicked?
King James Bible
And Abraham drew near, and said, Wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked?
Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham drew near, and said, Wilt thou also cause the righteous to perish with the wicked?
World English Bible
Abraham drew near, and said, "Will you consume the righteous with the wicked?
Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham draweth nigh and saith, 'Dost Thou also consume righteous with wicked?
Genesis 18:23 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:23 Abraham drew near - This expression intimates, A holy concern. A holy confidence; he drew near with an assurance of faith, drew near as a prince, Job 31:37.
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 …
John Bunyan—The Riches of Bunyan
Sanctification and Justification.
Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel
Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.
Suppose you find fifty righteous people living there in the city--will you still sweep it away and not spare it for their sakes?
But Abimelech had not slept with her yet, so he said, "Lord, will you destroy an innocent nation?
"Be sure never to charge anyone falsely with evil. Never sentence an innocent or blameless person to death, for I never declare a guilty person to be innocent.
But Moses and Aaron fell face down on the ground. "O God," they pleaded, "you are the God who gives breath to all creatures. Must you be angry with all the people when only one man sins?"
2 Samuel 24:17
When David saw the angel, he said to the LORD, "I am the one who has sinned and done wrong! But these people are as innocent as sheep--what have they done? Let your anger fall against me and my family."
But the LORD is in his holy Temple; the LORD still rules from heaven. He watches everyone closely, examining every person on earth.
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