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Genesis 19:22–23

22 Escape there quickly, for I can do nothing till you arrive there.” Therefore the name of the city was called hZoar.1

God Destroys Sodom

23 The sun had risen on the earth when Lot came to Zoar.

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Genesis 19:22–23 — The New International Version (NIV)

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

23 By the time Lot reached Zoar, the sun had risen over the land.

Genesis 19:22–23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

22 Haste thee, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar. 23 The sun was risen upon the earth when Lot entered into Zoar.

Genesis 19:22–23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

22 But hurry! Escape to it, for I can do nothing until you arrive there.” (This explains why that village was known as Zoar, which means “little place.”)

23 Lot reached the village just as the sun was rising over the horizon.

Genesis 19:22–23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

22 Hurry, escape there. For I cannot do anything until you arrive there.”

Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.

23 The sun had risen upon the earth when Lot entered Zoar.

Genesis 19:22–23 — New Century Version (NCV)

22 But run there fast, because I cannot destroy Sodom until you are safely in that town.” (That town is named Zoar, because it is little.)

23 The sun had already come up when Lot entered Zoar.

Genesis 19:22–23 — American Standard Version (ASV)

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

23 The sun was risen upon the earth when Lot came unto Zoar.

Genesis 19:22–23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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.

Genesis 19:22–23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

22 Run there quickly, because I can’t do anything until you get there.” (The city is named Zoar [Small].) 

23 The sun had just risen over the land as Lot came to Zoar.

Genesis 19:22–23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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

23 The sun had risen over the land when Lot reached Zoar.

Genesis 19:22–23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 Hurry, escape there, for I can do nothing until you arrive there.” Therefore the city was called Zoar. 23 The sun had risen on the earth when Lot came to Zoar.

Genesis 19:22–23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

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

23 After the sun had risen upon the earth and Lot had entered Zoar,

Genesis 19:22–23 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

22 But run there quickly. I can’t do anything until you reach it.”

The town was named Zoar. Zoar means “small.”

23 By the time Lot reached Zoar, the sun had risen over the land.

Genesis 19:22–23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

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

23 The sun had risen over the earth when Lot came to Zoar.