Introduction to Genesis Chapter 19

The contents of this chapter are Lot's entertainment of two angels that came to Sodom, Genesis 19:1; the rude behaviour of the men of Sodom towards them, who for it were smote with blindness, Genesis 19:4; the deliverance of Lot, his wife and two daughters, by means of the angels he entertained, Genesis 19:12; the sparing of the city of Zoar at the entreaty of Lot, to which he was allowed to flee, Genesis 19:18; the burning of Sodom and Gomorrah, Genesis 19:23; Lot's wife turned into a pillar of salt for looking back, Genesis 19:26; Abraham's view of the conflagration of the cities, Genesis 19:28; Lot's betaking himself to a mountain, and dwelling in a cave with his two daughters, by whom he had two sons, the one called Moab, and the other Benammi, Genesis 19:30.