Genesis 18:28

What if there will lack five of the fifty righteous? Will you destroy all the city for lack of five?" He said, "I will not destroy it, if I find forty-five there."

Alternate Versions of Genesis 18-28

A Conservative Version: Genesis 18:28
Perhaps there shall lack five of the fifty righteous men. Will thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, I will not destroy it, if I find there forty-five.

American Standard Version: Genesis 18:28
peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, I will not destroy it, if I find there forty and five.

Bible in Basic English: Genesis 18:28
If by chance there are five less than fifty upright men, will you give up all the town to destruction because of these five? And he said, I will not give it to destruction if there are forty-five.

Darby English Bible: Genesis 18:28
Perhaps there may want five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city on account of the five? And he said, If I shall find forty-five there, I will not destroy [it].

King James Version: Genesis 18:28
Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.

King James Version (UK): Genesis 18:28
Possibly there shall lack five of the fifty righteous will you destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.

Webster's: Genesis 18:28
Peradventure there will lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.

Youngs Literal Translation: Genesis 18:28
peradventure there are lacking five of the fifty righteous -- dost Thou destroy for five the whole of the city?' and He saith, `I destroy `it' not, if I find there forty and five.'

Verses Related to Genesis 18-28

Genesis 18:26
Yahweh said, "If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sake."

Genesis 18:29
He spoke to him yet again, and said, "What if there are forty found there?" He said, "I will not do it for the forty's sake."

Numbers 14:18
Yahweh is slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, forgiving iniquity and disobedience; and that will by no means clear [the guilty], visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and on the fourth generation.

Psalms 78:38
But he, being merciful, forgave iniquity, and didn't destroy them. Yes, many times he turned his anger away, And didn't stir up all his wrath.

Psalms 86:15
But you, Lord, are a merciful and gracious God, Slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth.

Isaiah 65:8
Thus says Yahweh, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one says, Don't destroy it, for a blessing is in it: so will I do for my servants' sake, that I may not destroy them all.