little; small

(smallness), one of the most ancient cities of the land of Canaan. Its original name was [1347]Bela. (Genesis 14:2,8) It was in intimate connection with the cities of the “plain of Jordan”–Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, See also (Genesis 13:10) but not Genesis10:19 In the general destruction of the cities of the plain Zoar was […]

-A city of the Moabites, near the Jordan River Ge 13:10 -Territory of De 34:3; Isa 15:5; Jer 48:34 -King of, fought against Chedorlaomer Ge 14:2,8 -Not destroyed with Sodom and Gomorrah Ge 19:20-23,30

Small, a town on the east or south-east of the Dead Sea, to which Lot and his daughters fled from Sodom (Gen. 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 […]