hebrew
1)

What is the significance of the fact that the angel told Lot that he was unable to overturn S'dom until Lot arrived at his destination?

1.

Rashi: This was a punishment for having previously declared that they were going to destroy S'dom instead of attributing it to Hashem. 1


1

Or because they revealed to Lot Hashem's secret - that he was about to overturn S'dom, Refer to 28:12;1:6.

2)

Why did the angel speak in the singular?

1.

Rashi: Because he alone (Gavriel) was sent to overturn S'dom, 1 whilst his colleague (Refa'el) saved Lot.


1

Refer to 18:2:1:1* and to 19:16:4:1.

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