About Moab, this is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Woe to Nebo, because it is about to be destroyed; Kiriathaim will be put to shame; it will be taken captive. The fortress will be put to shame and dismayed!
There is no longer praise for Moab; they plan harm against her in Heshbon: Come, let's cut her off from nationhood. You madmen will also be silenced; the sword will pursue you.
A voice cries out from Horonaim: devastation and great disaster!
Moab will be shattered; her little ones will cry out.
For on the ascent to Luhith they will be weeping continually,a and on the descent to Horonaim will be heard cries of distress over the destruction:b6
Flee! Save your lives! Be like a juniper bushcdin the wilderness.