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[zoh-er, -air]
  1. the city where Lot and his family took refuge during the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. Gen. 19:20–30.
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Examples from the Web for zoar

Historical Examples of zoar

  • The sun was risen upon the earth when Lot entered into Zoar.

    Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror

    Richard Linthicum

  • And then he goes on, perhaps to Zoar, perhaps to a worse place.

    Being a Boy

    Charles Dudley Warner

  • Zoar is quite a place of resort as a ride for the neighboring towns.

    The Indian in his Wigwam

    Henry R. Schoolcraft

  • Kalisch says that "about the situation of Zoar there remains little doubt."

    Bible Romances

    George W. Foote

  • He made good speed, and reached Zoar when "the sun was risen."

    Bible Romances

    George W. Foote