Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Then one of them said, "Flee for your lives! Don't look back or stop anywhere on the plain. Escape to the hills, or you'll be swept away!"

New American Standard Bible

When they had brought them outside, one said, "Escape for your life! Do not look behind you, and do not stay anywhere in the valley; escape to the mountains, or you will be swept away."

King James Version

And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.

Holman Bible

As soon as the angels got them outside, one of them said, “Run for your lives! Don’t look back and don’t stop anywhere on the plain! Run to the mountains, or you will be swept away!”

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life, do not look behind thee, neither stay thou in all the Plain. Escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the Plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.

Amplified

And when they had brought them forth, they said, Escape for your life! Do not look behind you or stop anywhere in the whole valley; escape to the mountains [of Moab], lest you be consumed.

Bible in Basic English

And when they had put them out, he said, Go for your life, without looking back or waiting in the lowland; go quickly to the mountain or you will come to destruction.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass when they had brought them outside, that he said, Escape for thy life: look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain: escape to the mountain, lest thou perish.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass as they brought them forth outside, that he said, Escape; for thy soul, do not look behind thee, neither stop thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.

Julia Smith Translation

And it shall be when having brought them forth without, he will say, Escape for thy life; thou shalt not look behind thee, and thou shalt not stay in all the circuit: escape to the mountain, lest thou shalt be destoyed.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth outside, that he said, Escape for your life; look not behind you, neither stay in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest you be consumed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And after bringing them outside [one] said, "Flee for your life; do not look behind you, and do not stand anywhere in the plain. Flee to the mountains lest you be destroyed."

Modern King James verseion

And it happened when they brought him outside, He said, Escape for your life! Do not look behind you, nor stay in all the plain. Escape to the mountain lest you be consumed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When they had brought them out, they said, "Save thy life and look not behind thee, neither tarry thou in any place of the country, but save thyself in the mountain, lest thou perish."

NET Bible

When they had brought them outside, they said, "Run for your lives! Don't look behind you or stop anywhere in the valley! Escape to the mountains or you will be destroyed!"

New Heart English Bible

It came to pass, when they had taken them out, that he said, "Escape for your life. Do not look behind you, and do not stay anywhere in the plain. Escape to the mountains, lest you be consumed."

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass when they had brought them forth outside, that they said, Escape for thy life, Look not behind thee, neither stand still in all the vale, - To the mountain, escape thou lest thou be swept away.

Webster

And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life: look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain: escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.

World English Bible

It came to pass, when they had taken them out, that he said, "Escape for your life! Don't look behind you, and don't stay anywhere in the plain. Escape to the mountains, lest you be consumed!"

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass when he hath brought them out without, that he saith, 'Escape for thy life; look not expectingly behind thee, nor stand thou in all the circuit; to the mountain escape, lest thou be consumed.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

מלט 
Malat 
Usage: 95

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

not behind thee
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

thou in all the plain
כּכר 
Kikkar 
Usage: 68

מלט 
Malat 
Usage: 95

to the mountain
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

References

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Context Readings

Lot Leaves Sodom, And The Cities Are Destroyed

16 But Lot kept lingering in the city, so the men grabbed his hand and the hands of his wife and two daughters (because of the LORD's compassion for him!), brought them out of the city, and left them outside. 17 Then one of them said, "Flee for your lives! Don't look back or stop anywhere on the plain. Escape to the hills, or you'll be swept away!" 18 "No! Please, my lords!" Lot pleaded with them.



Cross References

Genesis 19:26

But Lot's wife looked back as she lingered behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.

Matthew 24:16-18

then those who are in Judea must flee to the mountains.

Genesis 13:10

Lot looked around and noticed that the whole Jordan plain as far as Zoar was well-watered like the garden of the LORD or like the land of Egypt. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)

Genesis 18:22

Then two of the men turned away from there and walked toward Sodom, while Abraham remained standing in the presence of the LORD.

Genesis 19:14-15

Lot then went out and told his sons-in-law (they had married his daughters), "Get out of here! The LORD is going to destroy this city!" But his sons-in-law thought he was joking.

Genesis 19:22

Hurry up and flee there, because I cannot do anything until you get to that town." Therefore the name of the town was called Zoar.

1 Samuel 19:11

Saul sent messengers to David's house to watch him so they could kill him in the morning. David's wife, Michal, told him, "If you don't escape with your life tonight, tomorrow you'll be put to death."

1 Kings 19:3

Elijah was terrified, so he got up and ran for his life to Beer-sheba, which is part of Judah, and left his servant there

Psalm 121:1

I lift up my eyes toward the mountains from where will my help come?

Jeremiah 48:6

Flee, save your lives, and you will be like a wild donkey in the desert.

Matthew 3:7

But when John saw many Pharisees and Sadducees coming to where he was baptizing, he told them, "You children of serpents! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Luke 9:62

Jesus told him, "No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God."

Luke 17:31-32

"The person who is on the housetop that day must not come down to get his belongings out of his house. The person in the field, too, must not turn back to what's left behind.

Philippians 3:13-14

Brothers, I do not consider myself to have embraced it yet. But this one thing I do: Forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect a salvation as great as this? It was first proclaimed by the Lord himself, and then it was confirmed to us by those who heard him,

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