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Genesis 19:31

    Genesis 19:31 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the firstborn said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the firstborn said to the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in to us after the manner of all the earth:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the first-born said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the older daughter said to her sister, Our father is old, and there is no man to be a husband to us in the natural way:

    Webster's Revision

    And the first-born said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth:

    World English Bible

    The firstborn said to the younger, "Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in to us in the way of all the earth.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the firstborn said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth:

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 19:31

    Our father is old - And consequently not likely to re-marry; and there is not a man in the earth - none left, according to their opinion in all the land of Canaan, of their own family and kindred; and they might think it unlawful to match with others, such as the inhabitants of Zoar, who they knew had been devoted to destruction as well as those of Sodom and Gomorrah, and were only saved at the earnest request of their father; and probably while they lived among them they found them ripe enough for punishment, and therefore would have thought it both dangerous and criminal to have formed any matrimonial connections with them.