New Living Translation
But hurry! Escape to it, for I can do nothing until you arrive there." (This explains why that village was known as Zoar, which means "little place.")
King James Bible
Haste thee, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
Darby Bible Translation
Haste, escape thither; for I cannot do anything until thou art come there. Therefore the name of the city is called Zoar.
World English Bible
Hurry, escape there, for I can't do anything until you get there." Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
Young's Literal Translation
haste, escape thither, for I am not able to do anything till thine entering thither;' therefore hath he calleth the name of the city Zoar.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:22 I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither - The very presence of good men in a place helps to keep off judgments. See what care God takes for the preservation of his people!
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Lot took a long look at the fertile plains of the Jordan Valley in the direction of Zoar. The whole area was well watered everywhere, like the garden of the LORD or the beautiful land of Egypt. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)
fought against King Bera of Sodom, King Birsha of Gomorrah, King Shinab of Admah, King Shemeber of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (also called Zoar).
"All right," the angel said, "I will grant your request. I will not destroy the little village.
Lot reached the village just as the sun was rising over the horizon.
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