1 The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence;
2 He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall howl over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads shall be baldness, and every beard cut off.
3 In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weepinga abundantly.

References for Isaiah 15:3

    • ± 15:3 - weeping...: Heb. descending into weeping, or, coming down with weeping
      4 And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be heard even unto Jahaz: therefore the armed soldiers of Moab shall cry out; his life shall be grievous unto him.
      5 My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.
      6 For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate:b for the hay is withered away, the grass faileth, there is no green thing.

      References for Isaiah 15:6

        • ² 15:6 - desolate: Heb. desolations
          7 Therefore the abundance they have gotten, and that which they have laid up, shall they carry away to the brookc of the willows.

          References for Isaiah 15:7

            • ³ 15:7 - brook...: or, valley of the Arabians
              8 For the cry is gone round about the borders of Moab; the howling thereof unto Eglaim, and the howling thereof unto Beerelim.
              9 For the waters of Dimon shall be full of blood: for I will bring mored upon Dimon, lions upon him that escapeth of Moab, and upon the remnant of the land.

              References for Isaiah 15:9

                • ´ 15:9 - more: Heb. additions