Genesis 19:22

“Haste thee, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Haste thee, escape thither: for I cannot doe any thing till thou bee come thither: therefore the name of the citie was called Zoar.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Hurry, escape there, for I cannot do anything until you arrive there. Therefore the name of the town was called Zoar."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Haste thee, escape thither; for I cannot do anything till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Go there quickly, for I am not able to do anything till you have come there. For this reason, the town was named Zoar.
- Basic English Bible

Haste, escape thither; for I cannot do anything until thou art come there. Therefore the name of the city is called Zoar.
- Darby Bible

Haste thee, escape thither: for I cannot do any thing till thou hast come thither: therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
- Webster's Bible

Hurry, escape there, for I can't do anything until you get there." Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Hasten thou, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither.' --Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.--
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 19:22


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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