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without the city.
GEN 19:17 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad,
that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay
thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.
GEN 19:18 And Lot said unto them, Oh, not so, my LORD:
GEN 19:19 Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and
thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving
my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take me,
and I die:
GEN 19:20 Behold now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a
little one: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and my
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