Isaiah 16:1-5 NIV

1 Send lambs as tribute to the ruler of the land, from Sela, across the desert, to the mount of Daughter Zion.

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2 Like fluttering birds pushed from the nest, so are the women of Moab at the fords of the Arnon.

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3 “Make up your mind,” Moab says. “Render a decision. Make your shadow like night— at high noon. Hide the fugitives, do not betray the refugees.

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4 Let the Moabite fugitives stay with you; be their shelter from the destroyer.” The oppressor will come to an end, and destruction will cease; the aggressor will vanish from the land.

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5 In love a throne will be established; in faithfulness a man will sit on it— one from the housea of David— one who in judging seeks justice and speeds the cause of righteousness.

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    • ‡ 16:5 - Hebrew "tent"