20 now behold, this town is near enough to flee to, and it is small. Please, let me escape there (is it not small?) [a]so that my life may be saved.” 21 And he said to him, “Behold, I grant you this [b]request also, not to overthrow the town of which you have spoken. 22 Hurry, escape there, for I cannot do anything until you arrive there.” Therefore the town was named [c](A)Zoar.

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  1. Genesis 19:20 Lit and my soul will live
  2. Genesis 19:21 Lit thing
  3. Genesis 19:22 I.e., small