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Zoar

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Small, a town on the east or south-east of the Dead Sea, to which Lot and his daughters fled from Sodom (Genesis 19:22,23 ). It was originally called Bela (14:2,8). It is referred to by the prophets (Isaiah 15:5 ) and (Jeremiah 48:34 ). Its ruins are still seen at the opening of the ravine of Kerak, the Kir-Moab referred to in 2 Kings 3 , the modern Tell esh-Shaghur.

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Zoar'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/z/zoar.html. 1897.

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