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Genesis 18:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Jehovah said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And the LORD said, “The outcry of Sodom and Gomorrah is indeed great, and their sin is exceedingly grave.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Jehovah said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great and their sin is very grievous,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So Yahweh said, The outcry of Sodom and Gomorrah, because it hath become great,—And their sin, because it hath become exceeding grievous,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Jehovah saith, 'The cry of Sodom and Gomorrah—because great; and their sin—because exceeding grievous:
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the Lord said: The cry of Sodom and Gomorrha is multiplied, and their sin is become exceedingly grievous.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodome and Gomorrah is great, and because their sinne is very grieuous:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the Lord said, The cry of Sodom and Gomorrah{gr.Gomorrha} has been increased towards me, and their sins are very great.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Yahweh said, Because the cry of Sedom and Amorah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Because x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
the cry 2201
{2201} Prime
זַעַק
za`aq
{zah'-ak}
(Feminine): from H2199; a shriek or outcry.
of Sm סְדֹם 5467
{5467} Prime
סְדֹם
C@dom
{sed-ome'}
From an unused root meaning to scorch; burnt (that is, volcanic or bituminous) district; Sedom, a place near the Dead Sea.
and `mr עֲמֹרָה 6017
{6017} Prime
עֲמֹרָה
`Amorah
{am-o-raw'}
From H6014; a (ruined) heap; Amorah, a place in Palestine.
is great, y7227
[7227] Standard
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
x7231
(7231) Complement
רָבַב
rabab
{raw-bab'}
A primitive root; properly to cast together (compare H7241), that is, increase, especially in number; also (as denominative from H7233) to multiply by the myriad.
and because x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
their sin 2403
{2403} Prime
חַטָּאָה
chatta'ah
{khat-taw-aw'}
From H2398; an offence (sometimes habitual sinfulness), and its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, or expiation; also (concretely) an offender.
is very 3966
{3966} Prime
מְאֹד
m@`od
{meh-ode'}
From the same as H0181; properly vehemence, that is, (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated).
grievous; 3513
{3513} Prime
כָּבַד
kabad
{kaw-bad'}
A primitive root; to be heavy, that is, in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable); causatively to make weighty (in the same two senses).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the cry:

Genesis 4:10 And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.
Genesis 19:13 For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.
Isaiah 3:9 The shew of their countenance doth witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide [it] not. Woe unto their soul! for they have rewarded evil unto themselves.
Isaiah 5:7 For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts [is] the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.
Jeremiah 14:7 O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do thou [it] for thy name's sake: for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.
James 5:4 Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.

sin:

Genesis 13:13 But the men of Sodom [were] wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.
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Gn 4:10; 13:13; 19:13. Is 3:9; 5:7. Jr 14:7. Jm 5:4.

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