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be found there. And he said, I will not do it, if I find thirty there.

31 And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to SPEAK unto the LORD: Peradventure there shall be TWENTY found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's Sake.

32 And he said, Oh let not the Lord be ANGRY, and I will speak yet but this once : Peradventure ten fhall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's Sake.

33 And the LORD went his way, as soon as he had left communing with Abraham ; and Abraham returned unto his


CHAP. XIX. i Lot entertaineth two Angels. 4 The vitious Sodomites are

stricken with Blindness. 12 Lot is sent for Safety into the Mountains : 18 He obtaineth Leave to go into Zoar. 24 Sodom and Gomorrah are destroyed. 26 Lot's Wife is a Pil. lar of Salt. 30 Lot dwelleth in a Cave. 31. The incestuous Original of Moab and Ainmon.

Ver, 1 N NDP there came ? Rom. i. 18 For the WRATH of B two ANGELS to all UNGODLINESS, and Unrighteoul

God is revealed from Heaven against Sodom at Even ; and Lot fat ness of Men, who hold the TRUTH IA in the Gate of Sodom: and UNRIGHTEOUSNESS.

21 Because that when they KNEW Lot seeing them, rose up to God, they GLORIFIED him not as God, meet them; and he bowed nçither were thankful, but became himself with his Face toward Vain in their IMAGINATIONS, and their

" foolish Heart was DARKNED.. the Ground.

22 Profelling themselves to be 2 And he said, Behold now wise, they became Fools. my Lords, turn in I pray you, ,

23 And changed the GLORY of the

ay you, UNCORRUPTIBLE GOD, into an IMAGE into your Servant's House, made like to corruptible Man, and and tarry all Night, and wash to Birds, and four-footod Beasts, and

Feet and ve Ball riro creeping Things. your reely ana ye inau riie .24 Wherefore God also gave them up early, and go on your Up to UNCLEANNĖSS, through the Ways. And they said, Nay, Lusts of their own Hearts, to diso

HONOUR their own BODIES between but we will abide in the Street

themselves : all Night.

25 Who changed the TRUTH of 2 And he prefled upon them Gop into a LIE, and worshipped and

SERVED the Creature more than the greatly ; and they turned in CREATOR, who is blessed for ever. unto him, and entred into his


House : and he made them a 26 For this Cause God gave them Feast, and did bake unleaven- up unto vilE AFFECTIONS : for even

their Women did change the natural ed Bread, and they did eat. Use into that which is AGAINST NA:

4 But before they lay' TURE: down, the Men of the City, vi

27 And likewise also the Men, lea

mic Cryo ving the natural Use of Woman, even the Men of Sodom com- burned in their own Lust one toward palled the House round, both another, Men with Men, working

that which is upseemly, and RECEIOld and Young, all the reo- Ving in themselves that RECOMPENSE pie from every Quarter. of their Error which was meet, Ś And they called unto

Luke xvii. 28 As it was in the Days

of Lot, they did eat, they drank, Lot, and laid unto him, they bought, 'they fold, they planted. Where are the Men which they builded : came in to thee this Night? 29 But the same Day that Lot went

out of SODOM, it rained Fire and bring them out unto us, that BRIM STONE from Heaven, and DE.. we may know them.

SROYED them all : cand at wont of 6 And Lot went out of

30 Even THUS Ihall it be in the Day

when the Son of Man IS REVEALED. the Door unto them, and shut 32 Remember Lor's Wife. the Door after him,

Jude 7 Even as SODOM and Go7 And said, I pray you,

MORRAH and the Cities about them

in like manner giving themselves oBrethren, do not so WICK- ver to FORNICation, and going after EDLY.

STRANGE Fleth, are set forth for an

EXAMPLF, suffering the VENGEANCE 8 Behold now, I have two

of ETERNAL FIRE. Daughters which have not lja, iii. 9 The Shew of their Coun

on. Let me I pray tenance doth witness against them, known Man ; let me, I pray ten

and they declare their Six as SODOM, you, bring them out unto they hide it not : wo unto their Soul, vou, and do ye to them as is for they have rewarded Evil unto good in your Eyes : only un- themselves.

10 Say ye to the RIGHTEOUS, chac to these Men do nothing ; it shall be well with him : for they for therefore came they under shall eat the Fruit of their Doings.


11 Wo unto the WICKED, it thall the Shadow of my Roof.

be ill with him : for the Reward of o And they said, Stand his Hands shall be given him. beck. And they said again, Ezek. xvi. 49 Behold this was the

a loiquity of Sodom, PRIDE, FULLNESS This one Fellow came in to This one reliow Canic 10 of Bread, and abundance of IDLEsojourn, and he will needs be NESS was in her, and in her Daugh2 JUDGE: now will we deal ters, neither did she STRENGTHEN che worse with thee. than with Hand of the Poor and Needy.

so And they were HAUGHTY, and them. And they prefled sore committed ABOMINATION before me, upon the Man, even Lot, therefore I took them away as I saw and came near to break the

2 Pet. iii. 7 The HEAVENS and the Door.

EARTH which are now, by the same 10 But the Men put forth Word are kept in Store, RESERVED

unto Fire, against the Day of Judge their Hand, and pulled Lot

MENT, and PEKRITION of UNGODLY into the House to them, and MEN. lhut the Door.

11 And


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1 And they SMOTĚ the 8 But, be not ignorant, that one

Day is with the LORD as a THOUSAND Men that were at the Door

Years, and a THOUSAND Years as one of the House with Blind- Day. NESS, both small and great :

9 The LORD is not SLACK concern.

ing his PROMISE (as some Men count so that they wearied them

Slackness) but is LONG-SUFFER ING to selves to find the Door. us-ward, not wiLLING that any should 12 And the Men said un

PERISH, but that all should come to

REPENTANCE. to Lot, Hast thou here any 10 But the Day of the LORD will besides?

come as a THIEF in the NIGHT ; in 13 For we will DESTROY

the which the HEAVENS shall pass de

way with a great Noise, and the Ethis PLACE: because the CRY LEMENTS Thäll melt with FERVENT of them is waxen great before 'Heat, the Earth also, and the Works

the that are therein shall be BURNT UP, the Face of the LORD, and the

II SEEING then that all these Things Lord hath sent us to destroy shall be dissolved, what manner of it.

PERSONS ought ye to be in all holy • 14 And Lot went out, And Lot rent must CONVERSATION and GODLINESS,

ul. 12 Looking for, and haft ning unand spake unto his Sons-in to the COMING of the Day of God, law, which married his Daugh- wherein the HEAVENS being on FIRE

Thall be DISSOLVED, and the ELEMENTS ters, and said, Upget ye out thall melt with fervent Heat of this place ; for the LORD 13 Neverthelefs we, according to will destroy this City : but his PROMISE, look for New HEAVENS

and a new EARTH, wherein dwelleth he seemed as one that mock

RIGHTEOUSNESS. ed to his Sons-in-law.

14 Wherefore, seeing that ye look 5 And when the Morn- for such Things, be DILIGENT, that

ye might be found of him in PEACE, ing arose, then the ANGEL3 without Spot, and blameless. hastned Lot, saying, Arile, 2 Pet. ii. 4 For if God spared not

the Angels that sinned, but cast them take thy Wife, and thy two

Wo down to Hell, and delivered them Daughters which are here ; into Chains of DARKNESS to be releft thou be consumed in the served unto JUDGMENT ; Iniquity of the City.

s And SPARED not the old WORLD,

but saved Noah the eighth Person, 15 And while he LINGRED, a Preacher of Righteousness, bringing the Men laid hold upon his in the Flood upon the World of the Hand, and upon the Hand of 6 And TURNING the Cities of Sohis Wife, and upon the Hand DOM and GOMORRAH into ASHES, COXof his two Daughters: the 'DEMNED them with an OVERTHROW,

making them an ENSAMPLE uoto Lord being MERCIFUL unto 1405 LORD Demg MERCIFUL unico THOSE that after should live UNHIM : and they brought him GODLY; forth, and set him without 7 and delivered just Lot, vexed

· with the filthy Conversation of the the City.

Wicked: 17 And it came to pass, 8 (For that RIGHTEOUS Man dwel. when they had brought them ling among them, in seeing and

hearing, VEXED his righteous Soul forth abroad, that he said, from Vay to Day with their unlawful Escape for thy Life; look Deeds.)'.



not behind thee, neither stay · 2 The Lord knoweth how to Dethou in all the Plain : escape


hope ons, and to reserve the UNJUST unto to the Mountain, left thou the Day of Judg MENI to be punishbe consumed.

ed: 18 And Lot faid unto them,,

in 10 But chiefly them that walk af

ull, ter the Flush, in the Lust of UNOh not so, my Lord.

19 Behold now, thy Servant hath found Grace in thy Sight, and thou hast MAGNIFIED thy MERCY, which thou hast thewed unto me in SAVING my LIFE: and I cannot escape to the Mountain, left some Evil take me, and I die.

20 Behold now, this City is near to flee unto, and it is a little one : Oh let me escape thither (is it not a little one?) and my Soul shall live.

21 And he said unto him, See I have accepted thee con: cerning this thing also, that I will not OVERTHROW this CITY, for the which thou haft spoken. .

22 Haste thee, escape thither; for I CANNOT do any thing till thou be come thither : therefore the Name of the City was called Zoar.

23 The Sun was RISEN upon all the Earth when Lor entred into Zoar.

24 Then the LORD RAINED upon SODOM and GOMORRAH BRIMSTONE and FIRE from the LORD out of HEA.. VEN.

25 And he overthrew those Cities, and all the Plain, and all the Inhabitants of the Cities, and that which grew upon the Ground.

26 But his WIFE LOOKED BACK from behind him, and she became a Pillar of Salt.

27 And Abraham gat up early in the Morning, to the Place where he stood before the LORD.

28 And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the Land of the Plain, and beheld, and lo, the Smoke of the Countrey went up as the SMOKE of a FurNACE.

29 And it came to pass when GOD DESTROYED the Cities of the PLAIN, that GOD REMEMBRED Abraham, and SENT Lot out of the midst of the Overthrow, when He overthrew the Cities, in which Lot dwelt.


CH A P. XX. i Abraham sojourneth at Gerar; 2 denieth his wife, and loseth

her. 3 Abimelech is reproved for her in a Dream : 9 He rebuketh Abraham, 14 rejtoreth Sarah, 16 and reproveth her : 17 He is healed by Abraham's Prayer.


» Isaac is born. 9 Hagar and Ishmael' are saft forth. 22 Abi

melech's Covenant with Abraham.

Ver. 1 AND the Lord visited Sarah as he had faid, and

n the Lord did unto Sarah as he had spoken. 2 For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a Son in his OLD AGE, at the set Time of which Gop had spoken to him.

§ And Abraham called the Name of his Son that was born unto him, whom Sarah bare to him, ISAAC.

4 And Abraham circumcised Isaac, being eight Days old, as God had commanded him.

5 And Abraham was an HUNDRED Years old, when his Son Isaac was born unto him.

6 And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.

7 And she faid, Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah should have given Children Suck? for I have born him a Son in his old AGE.

8 And the Child grew, and was weaned : and Abraham made a great Feast the same Day that Ifaac was weaned.

9 4 And Sarah saw the Son 9 Gal. iv. 28 Now we; Brethren, of Hagar the Egyptian, which as Isaac was, are the CHILDREN of she had born unto ABRAHAM,


M, 29 But as then he that was born MOCKING.

after the FLESH PERSECUTED him that 10 Wherefore she said un- was born after the SPIRIT, even so it to Abraham, CAST out this

is now.

30 Nevertheless, what saith the BOND-WOMAN, and her son: SCRIPTURE: CAST OUT the BOND-wofor the Son of this Bond- MAN, and her Son : for the Son of WOMAN shall not be HEIR with the Son of the FREE-WOMAN.

the BOND-WOMAN shall not be Heir with my Son, even with I 31 So then, Brethren, we are not SAAC.

Children of the BOND WOMAN, but of the FXEE,

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