let 5the outcasts of Moab sojourn among you; be a shelter to thema from the destroyer. When the oppressor is no more, and destruction has ceased, and he who tramples underfoot has vanished from the land,
For the fields of Heshbon languish, and 12the vine of Sibmah; the lords of the nations have struck down its branches, which reached to Jazer and strayed to the desert; its shoots spread abroad and passed over the sea.
1016And joy and gladness are taken away from 17the fruitful field, and in the vineyards no 18songs are sung, no cheers are raised; no 19treader treads out wine 20in the presses; I have put an end to the shouting.
But now the LORD has spoken, saying, "In three years, 25like the years of a hired worker, the glory of Moab will be brought into contempt, in spite of all his great multitude, and those who remain will be 26very few and feeble."