Jeremiah 48:17-27 NIV

17 Mourn for her, all who live around her, all who know her fame;1 say, 'How broken is the mighty scepter,2 how broken the glorious staff !'

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18 "Come down from your glory and sit on the parched ground,3 O inhabitants of the Daughter of Dibon,4 for he who destroys Moab will come up against you and ruin your fortified cities.5

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19 Stand by the road and watch, you who live in Aroer.6 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. Wail7 and cry out! Announce by the Arnon8 that Moab is destroyed.

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21 Judgment has come to the plateau9-- to Holon,10 Jahzah11 and Mephaath,12

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22 to Dibon,13 Nebo14 and Beth Diblathaim,

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23 to Kiriathaim,15 Beth Gamul and Beth Meon,16

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24 to Kerioth17 and Bozrah18-- to all the towns19 of Moab, far and near.

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25 Moab's horna20 is cut off; her arm21 is broken," declares the LORD.

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    • g 48:25 - "Horn" here symbolizes strength.
      26 "Make her drunk,22 for she has defied23 the LORD. Let Moab wallow in her vomit;24 let her be an object of ridicule.25

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          27 Was not Israel the object of your ridicule?26 Was she caught among thieves,27 that you shake your head28 in scorn29 whenever you speak of her?

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