Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

New American Standard Bible

"Hurry, escape there, for I cannot do anything until you arrive there." Therefore the name of the town was called Zoar.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Hurry up! Run there, for I cannot do anything until you get there.” Therefore the name of the city is Zoar.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

Hasten thee, escape there, for I cannot do anything till thou have come there. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Make haste and take refuge there, for I cannot do anything until you arrive there. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar [little].

Bible in Basic English

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Make thee haste, escape there; for I cannot do anything until thou hast arrived there. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.

Julia Smith Translation

Hasten, to escape there, for I shall not be able to do the word till thy coming there: for this the name of the city was called Zoar.

King James 2000

Haste you, escape there for I cannot do anything till you are come there. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Escape there quickly, for I cannot do [this] thing until you get there." Therefore, there name of the city was called Zoar.

Modern King James verseion

Hurry and escape there! For I cannot do anything till you have come there. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Haste thee, and save thyself there, for I can do nothing till thou be come in thither." And therefore the name of the city is called Zoar.

NET Bible

Run there quickly, for I cannot do anything until you arrive there." (This incident explains why the town was called Zoar.)

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Haste thee escape thither, for I cannot do anything, until thou have come in thither. For this cause: was the name of the city called Zoar.

Webster

Haste thee, escape thither: for I cannot do any thing till thou hast come thither: therefore the name of the city was 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.

Youngs 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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלט 
Malat 
Usage: 95

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

till thou be come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Lot Leaves Sodom, And The Cities Are Destroyed

21 And he said to him, Behold, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow the city of which thou hast spoken. 22 Haste, escape thither; for I cannot do anything until thou art come there. Therefore the name of the city is called Zoar. 23 The sun rose upon the earth when Lot came to Zoar.



Cross References

Genesis 14:2

that they made war with Bera the king of Sodom, and with Birsha the king of Gomorrah, Shinab the king of Admah, and Shemeber the king of Zeboim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar.

Genesis 13:10

And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of the Jordan that it was thoroughly watered, before Jehovah had destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah; as the garden of Jehovah, like the land of Egypt, as one goes to Zoar.

Genesis 32:25-28

And when he saw that he did not prevail against him, he touched the joint of his thigh; and the joint of Jacob's thigh was dislocated as he wrestled with him.

Exodus 32:10

And now let me alone, that my anger may burn against them, and I may consume them; and I will make of thee a great nation.

Deuteronomy 9:14

Let me alone, that I may destroy them, and blot out their name from under heaven; and I will make of thee a nation mightier and greater than they.

Psalm 91:1-10

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Isaiah 15:5

My heart crieth out for Moab; their fugitives have fled unto Zoar, unto Eglath-Sheli-shijah: for by the ascent of Luhith, with weeping they go up by it; for in the way of Horonaim they raise up a cry of destruction.

Isaiah 65:8

Thus saith Jehovah: As the new wine is found in the cluster, and it is said, Destroy it not, for a blessing is in it; so will I do for my servants' sakes, that I may not destroy them all.

Jeremiah 48:34

Because of the cry from Heshbon, unto Elaleh, unto Jahaz have they uttered their voice, from Zoar unto Horonaim, unto Eglath-shelishijah: for even the waters of Nimrim shall become desolations.

Mark 6:5

And he could not do any work of power there, save that laying his hands on a few infirm persons he healed them.

2 Timothy 2:13

if we are unfaithful, he abides faithful, for he cannot deny himself.

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the ages of time,

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