to flit, i.e. vanish away (subside, escape; causatively, chase, impel, deliver)
to be smooth, i.e. (by implication) to escape (as if by slipperiness); causatively, to release or rescue; specifically, to bring forth young, emit sparks
a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
to exist, i.e. be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary)
like the heath
a juniper (from its nudity of situation) -- health.
in the wilderness
a pasture (i.e. open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication, a desert; also speech (including its organs) -- desert, south, speech, wilderness.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"Flee, save your lives, That you may be like a juniper in the wilderness.
King James Bible
Flee, save your lives, and be like the heath in the wilderness.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Flee! Save your lives! Be like a juniper bush in the wilderness.
International Standard Version
Flee, save your lives, and you will be like a wild donkey in the desert.
They will hear, 'Run! Save yourselves! Even if you must be like a lonely shrub in the desert!'
GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Run away! Run for your lives! Run like a wild donkey in the desert."
King James 2000 Bible
Flee, save your lives, and be like the bush in the wilderness.
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