They will answer, 'Moab is disgraced; it is defeated. Shout loudly, and cry. Tell the news in Arnon that Moab is destroyed.'
"Judgment has come to all the cities on the plain: to Holon, Jahzah, Mephaath,
Dibon, Nebo, Beth Diblathaim,
Kiriathaim, Beth Gamul, Beth Meon,
Kerioth, Bozrah, and on all the cities of Moab, far and near.
"Moab's horn is cut off, and its arm is broken," declares the LORD.
"Get the people of Moab drunk; they have spoken against the LORD. They will wallow in their own vomit, and people will laugh at them.
People of Moab, didn't you laugh at the people of Israel? Were they caught among thieves? Whenever you talk about them you shake your heads in contempt.
People of Moab, abandon your cities. Live among the cliffs. Be like doves that make their nests at the entrance of a cave.
"We have heard about the arrogance of Moab's people. They are very arrogant. They are very arrogant, conceited, and boastful.
I know how arrogant they are," declares the LORD, "but it isn't right. They brag and don't do what they say.