The Bible in Its Traditions

Genesis 19:21–22

M S Sam

21  And he said unto him: 'See, I have accepted thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow the city of which thou hast spoken.

21  And he said to him, Behold, I have had respect to thee also about this thing, that I should not overthrow the city about which thou hast spoken.

21  And he said to him: “Behold, even now, I have heard your petitions about this, not to overturn the city on behalf of which you have spoken.

M Sam

22  Hasten thou, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither.'--Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.--

22  Hasten therefore to escape thither, for I shall not be able to do anything until thou art come thither; therefore he called the name of that city, Segor.

22  Hurry and be saved there. For I cannot do anything until you enter there.” For this reason, the name of that city is called Zoar.