Isaiah 15 ESV

An Oracle Concerning Moab

1 An 1oracle concerning 2Moab. Because 3Ar of Moab is laid waste in a night, Moab is undone; because 4Kir of Moab is laid waste in a night, Moab is undone.

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2 He has gone up to the temple, and to 5Dibon, to the high places to weep; over 6Nebo and over 7Medeba Moab 8wails. On every head is 9baldness; every beard is shorn;

References for Isaiah 15:2

    • a 15:2 - Hebrew the house
    • b 15:2 - Or temple, even Dibon to the high places
      3 in the streets they wear sackcloth; on the housetops and in the squares everyone wails and melts in tears.
      4 10Heshbon and 11Elealeh cry out; their voice is heard as far as 12Jahaz; therefore the armed men of Moab cry aloud; his soul trembles.

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      5 My heart cries out for Moab; her fugitives flee to Zoar, to 13Eglath-shelishiyah. For at the 14ascent of Luhith they go up weeping; on the road to 15Horonaim they raise a cry of destruction;

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          6 the waters of 16Nimrim are a desolation; the grass is withered, the vegetation fails, the greenery is no more.

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          7 17Therefore the abundance they have gained and what they have laid up they carry away over the Brook of the Willows.

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          8 For a cry has gone around the land of Moab; her wailing reaches to Eglaim; her wailing reaches to Beer-elim.
          9 For the waters of 18Dibon are full of blood; for I will bring upon Dibon even more, 19a lion for those of Moab who escape, for the remnant of the land.

          References for Isaiah 15:9

            • c 15:9 - Dead Sea Scroll, Vulgate (compare Syriac); Masoretic Text Dimon (twice in this verse)