Genesis 19 :22

Genesis 19 :22 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

American Standard Version (ASV)

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

Basic English Translation (BBE)

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

Webster's Revision

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.

English Revised Version (ERV)

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

Definitions for Genesis 19 :22

Haste - To hurry; to urge on quickly.

Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 19 :22

I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither - So these heavenly messengers had the strictest commission to take care of Lot and his family; and even the purposes of Divine justice could not be accomplished on the rebellious, till this righteous man and his family had escaped from the place. A proof of Abraham's assertion, The Judge of all the earth will do right.

The name of the city was called Zoar - צוער Tsoar, Little, its former name being Bela.

Barnes's Commentary on Genesis 19 :22

Wesley's Commentary on 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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