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Genesis 18:21

    Genesis 18:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come to me; and if not, I will know.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I will go down now, and see if their acts are as bad as they seem from the outcry which has come to me; and if they are not, I will see.

    Webster's Revision

    I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.

    World English Bible

    I will go down now, and see whether their deeds are as bad as the reports which have come to me. If not, I will know."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 18:21

    I will go down now, etc. - A lesson to magistrates, teaching them not to judge according to report, but accurately to inquire into the facts themselves - Jarchi.

    Wesley's Notes on Genesis 18:21

    18:21 I will go down now and see - Not as if there were any thing concerning which God is in doubt; but he is pleased thus to express himself after the manner of men.