these kings went to war against Bera king of Sodom, Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, Shemeber king of Zeboyim,(A) and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar).(B)

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22 But flee there quickly, because I cannot do anything until you reach it.” (That is why the town was called Zoar.[a](A))

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 19:22 Zoar means small.

Lot and His Daughters

30 Lot and his two daughters left Zoar(A) and settled in the mountains,(B) for he was afraid to stay in Zoar. He and his two daughters lived in a cave.

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29 The Amalekites(A) live in the Negev; the Hittites,(B) Jebusites(C) and Amorites(D) live in the hill country;(E) and the Canaanites(F) live near the sea and along the Jordan.(G)

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48 They left the mountains of Abarim(A) and camped on the plains of Moab(B) by the Jordan(C) across from Jericho.(D)

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the Negev(A) and the whole region from the Valley of Jericho, the City of Palms,(B) as far as Zoar.(C)

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My heart cries out(A) over Moab;(B)
    her fugitives(C) flee as far as Zoar,(D)
    as far as Eglath Shelishiyah.
They go up the hill to Luhith,
    weeping as they go;
on the road to Horonaim(E)
    they lament their destruction.(F)

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34 “The sound of their cry rises
    from Heshbon(A) to Elealeh(B) and Jahaz,(C)
from Zoar(D) as far as Horonaim(E) and Eglath Shelishiyah,
    for even the waters of Nimrim are dried up.(F)

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