The aoracle concerning 1Moab. Surely in a night2Ar of Moab is devastated and ruined; Surely in a nightKir of Moab is devastated and ruined.
They have gone up to the btemple and to 3Dibon, even to the highplaces to weep. MoabwailsoverNebo and Medeba; Everyone'shead is 4bald and everybeard is cutoff.
In their streets they have girded themselves with 5sackcloth; 6On their housetops and in their squaresEveryone is wailing, c7dissolved in tears.
48Heshbon and Elealeh also cry out, Their voice is heardall the way to Jahaz; Therefore the darmed men of Moabcryaloud; His soultrembles within him.
My heartcries out for Moab; His fugitives are as far as 9Zoar and Eglath-shelishiyah , For they go up the 10ascent of Luhithweeping; Surely on the road to Horonaim they raise a cry of distress11over their ruin.
For the 12waters of Nimrim are edesolate. Surely the grass is withered, the tendergrassfdied out, There is 13nogreenthing.
7Therefore the 14abundance which they have acquired and stored up They carry off over the brook of gArabim.
For the cry of distress has gonearound the territory of Moab, Its wail goes as far as Eglaim and its wailing even to Beer-elim.
For the waters of Dimon are full of hblood; Surely I will bringadded woes upon Dimon, A 15lion upon the fugitives of Moab and upon the remnant of the land.