New International Version
They also carried off Abram's nephew Lot and his possessions, since he was living in Sodom.
King James Bible
And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.
Darby Bible Translation
And they took Lot and his property, Abram's brother's son, and departed. For he dwelt in Sodom.
World English Bible
They took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who lived in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.
Young's Literal Translation
and they take Lot, Abram's brother's son (seeing he is dwelling in Sodom), and his substance, and go away.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They took Lot, etc. - The people, being exceedingly wicked, had provoked God to afflict them by means of those marauding kings; and Lot also suffered, being found in company with the workers of iniquity. Every child remembers the fable of the Geese and Cranes; the former, being found feeding where the latter were destroying the grain, were all taken in the same net. Let him that readeth understand.
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'Now the Lord had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. So Abram departed, as the Lord had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Holy City; Or, the New Jerusalem:
This is the account of Terah's family line. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran. And Haran became the father of Lot.
Abram lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot lived among the cities of the plain and pitched his tents near Sodom.
The four kings seized all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah and all their food; then they went away.
When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he called out the 318 trained men born in his household and went in pursuit as far as Dan.
He recovered all the goods and brought back his relative Lot and his possessions, together with the women and the other people.
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