Probably refering to all the evcacuations London had to do during WWII when the German's were bombing that city every night!
They didn't evacuate the city during the Blitz, they went underground into bomb shelters.Actually, the reason why that particular translation evokes laughter is because 'evacuation' is, or at one time was, a euphemism for a certain bodily function, people would say "I need to evacuate my bowels"
It is an evacuation to leave your house, school or place of work and go to an air raid shelter.
Evidently evacuate did mean void [adjective] as Challoner showed in his 1752 edition: You are made void of Christ, you who are justified in the law: you are fallen from grace. [Galatians 5:4]KJV become of no effectRV severedASV severedESV severedRSV severedNRSV cut yourselves offNABRE separated
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