23 All its soil will be a burning waste of sulfur and salt, unsown, producing nothing, with no plant growing on it, just like the fall of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the Lord demolished in His fierce anger.(A)

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He will rain burning coals[a] and sulfur on the wicked;
a scorching wind will be their portion.[b](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 11:6 Sym; MT reads rain snares, fire
  2. Psalm 11:6 Lit be the portion of their cup

19 And Babylon, the jewel of the kingdoms,
the glory of the pride of the Chaldeans,
will be like Sodom and Gomorrah
when God overthrew them.(A)

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16 Let that man be like the cities
the Lord demolished without compassion.(A)
Let him hear an outcry in the morning(B)
and a war cry at noontime

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49 Now this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had pride, plenty of food,(A) and comfortable security, but didn’t support the poor and needy. 50 They were haughty and did detestable things before Me, so I removed them when I saw this.[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 16:50 Or them as you have seen

28 It will be the same as it was in the days of Lot:(A) People went on eating, drinking, buying, selling, planting, building. 29 But on the day Lot left Sodom, fire and sulfur rained from heaven and destroyed(B) them all.

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and if He reduced the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah(A) to ashes and condemned them to ruin,[a] making them an example to those who were going to be ungodly;[b](B) and if He rescued righteous Lot,(C) distressed by the unrestrained behavior of the immoral (for as he lived among them, that righteous man tormented himself day by day with the lawless deeds he saw and heard(D))—

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Peter 2:6 Other mss omit to ruin
  2. 2 Peter 2:6 Other mss read an example of what is going to happen to the ungodly

In the same way, Sodom and Gomorrah(A) and the cities around them committed sexual immorality and practiced perversions,[a] just as angels did, and serve as an example by undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Jude 1:7 Lit and went after other flesh

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