Zoar: Small, a town on the east or south-east of the Dead Sea, to which Lot
and his daughters fled from Sodom (Genesis 19:22,23) It was originally
called Bela (Genesis 14:2,8) It is referred to by the prophets Isaiah
(Isaiah 15:5) and Jeremiah (Jeremiah 48:34) Its ruins are still seen
at the opening of the ravine of Kerak, the Kir-Moab referred to in
(2 Kings 3:1)ff the modern Tell esh-Shaghur.