Jeremiah 48:1-7 NIV

A Message About Moab

1 Concerning Moab: This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: “Woe to Nebo, for it will be ruined. Kiriathaim will be disgraced and captured; the strongholda will be disgraced and shattered.

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    • ¿ 48:1 - Or "captured;" / "Misgab"
      2 Moab will be praised no more; in Heshbonb people will plot her downfall: ‘Come, let us put an end to that nation.’ You, the people of Madmen,c will also be silenced; the sword will pursue you.

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        • À 48:2 - The Hebrew for "Heshbon" sounds like the Hebrew for "plot" .
        • Á 48:2 - The name of the Moabite town Madmen sounds like the Hebrew for "be silenced."
          3 Cries of anguish arise from Horonaim, cries of great havoc and destruction.

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          4 Moab will be broken; her little ones will cry out.d

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            • Â 48:4 - Hebrew; Septuagint "/ proclaim it to Zoar"
              5 They go up the hill to Luhith, weeping bitterly as they go; on the road down to Horonaim anguished cries over the destruction are heard.

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              6 Flee! Run for your lives; become like a bushe in the desert.

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                • Ã 48:6 - Or "like Aroer"
                  7 Since you trust in your deeds and riches, you too will be taken captive, and Chemosh will go into exile, together with his priests and officials.

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