Jeremiah 48:18-28 NIV

18 "Come down from your glory and sit on the parched ground,1 O inhabitants of the Daughter of Dibon,2 for he who destroys Moab will come up against you and ruin your fortified cities.3

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19 Stand by the road and watch, you who live in Aroer.4 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. Wail5 and cry out! Announce by the Arnon6 that Moab is destroyed.

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21 Judgment has come to the plateau7-- to Holon,8 Jahzah9 and Mephaath,10

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22 to Dibon,11 Nebo12 and Beth Diblathaim,

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23 to Kiriathaim,13 Beth Gamul and Beth Meon,14

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24 to Kerioth15 and Bozrah16-- to all the towns17 of Moab, far and near.

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25 Moab's horna18 is cut off; her arm19 is broken," declares the LORD.

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    • g 48:25 - "Horn" here symbolizes strength.
      26 "Make her drunk,20 for she has defied21 the LORD. Let Moab wallow in her vomit;22 let her be an object of ridicule.23

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          27 Was not Israel the object of your ridicule?24 Was she caught among thieves,25 that you shake your head26 in scorn27 whenever you speak of her?

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          28 Abandon your towns and dwell among the rocks, you who live in Moab. Be like a dove28 that makes its nest at the mouth of a cave.29

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