But the days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will sound the battle cry4 against Rabbah5 of the Ammonites; it will become a mound of ruins,6 and its surrounding villages will be set on fire. Then Israel will drive out those who drove her out,7" says the LORD.
"Wail, Heshbon,8 for Ai9 is destroyed! Cry out, you inhabitants of Rabbah! Put on sackcloth10 and mourn; rush here and there inside the walls, for Molek11 will go into exile,12 together with his priests and officials.