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Lot entertains angels

19:1 And two angels came to Sodom at evening ; and Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
was setting at the gate of Sodom. And Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
saw, and got up to meet them; and bowed his face to the ground ;

19:2 And he said, Please, observe now, my lords, turn into your servant’s house, and stay all night, and wash your feet, and you shall rise up early, and go on your way. And they said, No; rather we will stay in the street all night.
19:3 And he urged them greatly ; and they turned toward him, and entered into his house ; and he made
a feast for them , and baked matzos, and they ate.
19:4 But before they had laid down, the men of the city,  the men of Sodom, surrounded the house, both old and young, all the people from every quarter
19:5 And they called to Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
, and said to him, Where [are] the men who came in to you tonight ? Bring them out to us, that we may know them.
19:6 And Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
went out at the door to them, and shut the door behind him,
19:7 And said, Please, brothers, don’t act so wickedly.
19:8 See now, I have two daughters which haven’t known man ; please, let me bring them out to you, and do you to them as you please; only don’t to anything to these men; because they came under the shelter of my roof.
19:9 And they said, Stand back! And they said [again], This one came in to visit, and would act as judge? Now will we treat you worse than with them. And they pressed on the man Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
, violently and approached to break the door.
19:10 But the men put out their hands, and pulled Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
into the house with them, and shut the door.
19:11 And they struck the men at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great so that they struggled to find the entrance.
19:12 And the men said to Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
, Who else do you here a son in law, your sons, or your daughters? All you have in the city, remove out of this place
19:13 Because we are about to destroy this place, because the cry of them is great before YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
; and YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
has sent us to destroy it.
19:14 So Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
went out, and spoke to his sons in law, who married his daughters, and said,
Get up, out of this place ; for YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is about to destroy this city. But he seemed as someone that made fun in the eyes of his sons in law.
19:15 And when the dawn came, then the angels urged Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
, saying, Get up, take your wife, and your two daughters, who are present ; unless you are consumed in the punishment of the city.
19:16 And while he took his time, the men laid hold on his hand, and on the hand of his wife, and on the hand of his two daughters ; YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
being merciful to him and left him outside the city.
19:17 And it so happened, when they had brought them outside, that he said, Escape for your life ; Don’t look behind you, nor stop anywhere in all the plain ; escape to the mountain, or you be consumed.

Lot’s escape to Zoar


19:18 And Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
said to them, Please, no, my Adonaiאֲדֹנָי
Hebrew pronunciation: [ʾăḏōnāy], lit. transl. My Lords, Pluralis majestatis taken as singular) is the possessive form of adon (“Lord”), along with the first-person singular pronoun enclitic. As with Elohim, Adonai’s grammatical form is usually explained as a plural of majesty.For more info click here

19:19 See now, Your servant has found grace in Your eyes, and You have magnified Your mercy, which You have shown to me in saving my life ; and I can’t escape to the mountain, unless the evil attach itself me, and I die
19:20 Look now, this city is near enough to escape to, and it’s small. Oh, let me escape there! Isn’t it a small? and I live?
19:21 And He said to him, See, I have granted you consideration concerning this thing too, that I won’t overturn this city about which you have spoken.
19:22 You hurry, escape there; for I can’t do anything till you be come there. So he called the name of the city Zoar.
19:23 The sun had risen on the earth when Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
arrived at Zoar.

Cities of the plain destroyed


19:24 Then YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
rained on Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
out of the heavens ;
19:25 And He overturned these cities, and the entire plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and the vegetation on the ground.
19:26 But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.
19:27 And Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
got up early in the morning [going] to the place where he stood before YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here

19:28 And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and saw, and, lo, the smoke of the earth went up like the smoke of a furnace.
19:29 And it so happened, when Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
destroyed the cities of the plain, that Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
remembered Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
, and sent Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
from the middle of the upheaval when He overturned the cities in which Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
had lived.
19:30 And Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
went up out of Zoar, and lived in the mountain, and his two daughters with him; because he was afraid to remain in Zoar and he lived in a cave, he and his two daughters.
19:31 And the firstborn said to the younger, Our father [is] old, and [there is] not a man in the land to marry us as [is] the way of all the earth
19:32 Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may give life to offspring through our father.
19:33 And they made their father drink wine that night and the firstborn went in, and lay with her father ; and he didn’t know when she lay down, or when she got up.
19:34 And it so happened the next day, that the firstborn said to the younger, See, I lay last night with my father let us make him drink wine tonight too ; and go you in, [and] lie with him, that we may may give life to offspring through our father.
19:35 And they made their father drink wine that night too and the younger got up, and lay with him; and he didn’t when she lay down, or when she got up.
19:36 So both the daughters of Lotלוֹט
Lōṭ, lit. “veil” or “covering”. Nephew of Abraham For more info click here
with child by their father.

Birth of Moab and Ammon


19:37 And the firstborn bare a son, and called his name Moab the same [is] the father of the Moabites to this day.
19:38 And the younger, she also bare a son, and called his name Ben-Ammiבן־ עמי
for “son of my people” was the son of Lot and his youngest daughter. He became the father of the Ammonites”
and his youngest daughter. He became the father of the Ammonites” the same [is] the father of the children of Ammon to this day.

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