But they said, “Stand aside!” Then they said, “This one came in to live as a foreigner, and he appoints himself as a judge. Now will we deal worse with you than with them!” And they pressed hard on the man Lot, and drew near to break down the door. Bible see other translations

“he appoints himself as a judge.” Lot demonstrated this when he sat in the gate of the city (cp. Gen. 19:1; Prov. 1:21).

Commentary for: Genesis 19:9