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Fleeing
Running away from something or someone. Often this involved travel to a great distance.
Key passages
Ge 27:43–45

Now then, my son, listen to my voice; arise and flee to Haran to Laban my brother. Stay with him a few days until the wrath of your brother has turned—until the anger of your brother turns from you and he has forgotten what you have done to him. Then I will send and bring you from there. …

Jdt 15:1–3

When those who were in the tents heard, they were amazed at the things that had happened. Then trembling and fear fell upon them, and there was no man remaining before the face of his neighbor yet; but, pouring out with one accord, they fled on every path of the plain and the …

2 Mac 8:34–35

The thoroughly evil Nicanor, the one who brought three thousand slave merchants for the sale of the Judeans, being humbled with the help of the Lord by those considered, according to him, to be insignificant; after casting off his glorious clothing and making his way through the interior alone …

2 Mac 9:1–2

Now around that time, Antiochus happened to have departed in dishonor from the regions around Persia. Therefore he entered into the city called Persepolis and attempted to rob its temples and control the city. Wherefore then they turned to the aid of weapons and …

2 Mac 11:11–12

And hurling toward their enemies, like lions they slew eleven thousand of them and sixteen hundred horsemen, and they forced all of them to flee. But the majority of them escaped wounded and unarmed. And even Lysias himself escaped by fleeing shamefully.