Genesis 13:10
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New International Version
Lot looked around and saw that the whole plain of the Jordan toward Zoar was well watered, like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)


New American Standard Bible
Lot lifted up his eyes and saw all the valley of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywhere-- this was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah-- like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt as you go to Zoar.


King James Bible
And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Lot looked out and saw that the entire Jordan Valley as far as Zoar was well watered everywhere like the LORD's garden and the land of Egypt. This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.


International Standard Version
Lot looked around and noticed that the whole Jordan plain as far as Zoar was well-watered like the garden of the LORD or like the land of Egypt. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)


American Standard Version
And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the Plain of the Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before Jehovah destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, like the garden of Jehovah, like the land of Egypt, as thou goest unto Zoar.


Douay-Rheims Bible
And Lot, lifting up his eyes, saw all the country about the Jordan, which was watered throughout, before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrha, as the paradise of the Lord, and like Egypt as one comes to Segor.


Darby Bible Translation
And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of the Jordan that it was thoroughly watered, before Jehovah had destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah; as the garden of Jehovah, like the land of Egypt, as one goes to Zoar.


Young's Literal Translation
And Lot lifteth up his eyes, and seeth the whole circuit of the Jordan that it is all a watered country (before Jehovah's destroying Sodom and Gomorrah, as Jehovah's garden, as the land of Egypt,) in thy coming toward Zoar,
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Context
Lot Pitches Toward Sodom

10And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as you come to Zoar. 11Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other. 12Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom. 13But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.
Cross References
Genesis 2:8
And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.


Genesis 2:10
And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it was parted, and became into four heads.


Genesis 11:27
Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot.


Genesis 13:9
Is not the whole land before you? separate yourself, I pray you, from me: if you will take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if you depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.


Genesis 13:11
Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other.


Genesis 14:2
That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar.


Genesis 14:8
And there went out the king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same is Zoar;) and they joined battle with them in the vale of Siddim;


Genesis 19:17
And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for your life; look not behind you, neither stay you in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest you be consumed.


Genesis 19:22
Haste you, escape thither; for I cannot do anything till you be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.


Genesis 19:24
Then the LORD rained on Sodom and on Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven;


Treasury of Scripture

And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as you come to Zoar.

and beheld.

Genesis 3:6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise...

Genesis 6:2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.

Numbers 32:1 Now the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had a very great multitude of cattle: and when they saw the land of Jazer...

*etc:

1 John 2:15,16 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him...

the plain.

Genesis 19:17,24,25 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for your life; look not behind you...

Deuteronomy 34:3 And the south, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the city of palm trees, to Zoar.

1 Kings 7:46 In the plain of Jordan did the king cast them, in the clay ground between Succoth and Zarthan.

Psalm 107:34 A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.

1 John 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

the garden.

Genesis 2:9,10 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food...

Isaiah 51:3 For the LORD shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden...

Ezekiel 28:13 You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl...

Ezekiel 31:8 The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him: the fir trees were not like his boughs...

Joel 2:3 A fire devours before them; and behind them a flame burns: the land is as the garden of Eden before them...

Zoar.

Genesis 14:2,8 That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim...

Genesis 19:20,22-30 Behold now, this city is near to flee to, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape thither...

Deuteronomy 34:3 And the south, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the city of palm trees, to Zoar.

Isaiah 15:5 My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee to Zoar, an heifer of three years old...

Jeremiah 48:34 From the cry of Heshbon even to Elealeh, and even to Jahaz, have they uttered their voice, from Zoar even to Horonaim...

Instead of 'Zoar,' which was situated at the extremity of the plain of Jordan, the Syriac reads 'Zoan,' which was situated in the south of Egypt, and in a well-watered country.

Strong's Concordance
And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it [was] well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, [even] as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
Topical Bible
Beheld Circuit Comest Destroyed Destroying Destruction Direction Egypt Everywhere Garden Goes Goest Gomorrah Gomor'rah Jordan Lifted Lifteth Lifting Lot Plain Sodom Thoroughly Valley Watered Well-watered Zoar Zo'ar
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Genesis Chapter 13 Verse 10

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OT Law: Genesis 13:10 Lot lifted up his eyes and saw (Gen. Ge Gn)
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