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Why did God need to go down to see whether Sodom and Gomorrah sinned according to the outcry that had come to Him (Gen 18:21) when He is all-knowing?

In Genesis 18:21, The LORD said "I will go down to see whether they have done altogether according to the outcry that has come to me. And if not, I will know.” Why did the LORD need to go down to ...
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Was it the action of the men of Sodom that precipitated its destruction in Genesis 19?

Initial the Lord had told Abraham that they had come to see if the cry that came out of Sodom and Gomorrah if it was true Genesis 18:20-21 ESV So the Lord told Abraham, “I have heard a great outcry ...
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What "mighty works" was Sodom deprived of that would have prevented its destruction?

Jesus said, comparing Capernaum with Sodom: And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in ...
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What is significant about Genesis 19:4 mentioning all?

“But before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, both young and old, all the people to the last man, surrounded the house.” ‭‭Genesis‬ ‭19:4‬ ‭ What can be deduced and is therefore ...
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