Jeremiah 48:16-26 NIV

16 "The fall of Moab is at hand;1 her calamity will come quickly.

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17 Mourn for her, all who live around her, all who know her fame;2 say, 'How broken is the mighty scepter,3 how broken the glorious staff !'

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18 "Come down from your glory and sit on the parched ground,4 O inhabitants of the Daughter of Dibon,5 for he who destroys Moab will come up against you and ruin your fortified cities.6

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19 Stand by the road and watch, you who live in Aroer.7 Ask the man fleeing and the woman escaping, ask them, 'What has happened?'

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20 Moab is disgraced, for she is shattered. Wail8 and cry out! Announce by the Arnon9 that Moab is destroyed.

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21 Judgment has come to the plateau10-- to Holon,11 Jahzah12 and Mephaath,13

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22 to Dibon,14 Nebo15 and Beth Diblathaim,

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23 to Kiriathaim,16 Beth Gamul and Beth Meon,17

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24 to Kerioth18 and Bozrah19-- to all the towns20 of Moab, far and near.

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25 Moab's horna21 is cut off; her arm22 is broken," declares the LORD.

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    • g 48:25 - "Horn" here symbolizes strength.
      26 "Make her drunk,23 for she has defied24 the LORD. Let Moab wallow in her vomit;25 let her be an object of ridicule.26

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