Jeremiah 48:33-43 NIV

33 Joy and gladness are gone from the orchards and fields of Moab. I have stopped the flow of wine1 from the presses; no one treads them with shouts of joy.2 Although there are shouts, they are not shouts of joy.

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34 "The sound of their cry rises from Heshbon3 to Elealeh4 and Jahaz,5 from Zoar6 as far as Horonaim7 and Eglath Shelishiyah, for even the waters of Nimrim are dried up.8

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35 In Moab I will put an end to those who make offerings on the high places9 and burn incense10 to their gods," declares the LORD.

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36 "So my heart laments11 for Moab like a flute; it laments like a flute for the men of Kir Hareseth.12 The wealth they acquired13 is gone.

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37 Every head is shaved14 and every beard15 cut off; every hand is slashed and every waist is covered with sackcloth.16

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38 On all the roofs in Moab and in the public squares17 there is nothing but mourning, for I have broken Moab like a jar18 that no one wants," declares the LORD.

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39 "How shattered19 she is! How they wail! How Moab turns her back in shame! Moab has become an object of ridicule,20 an object of horror to all those around her."

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40 This is what the LORD says: "Look! An eagle is swooping21 down, spreading its wings22 over Moab.

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41 Keriotha23 will be captured and the strongholds taken. In that day the hearts of Moab's warriors24 will be like the heart of a woman in labor.25

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    • h 48:41 - Or "The cities"
      42 Moab will be destroyed26 as a nation27 because she defied28 the LORD.

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          43 Terror29 and pit and snare30 await you, O people of Moab," declares the LORD.

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