The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
It will belong to the remnant11 of the house of Judah; there they will find pasture. In the evening they will lie down in the houses of Ashkelon. The LORD their God will care for them; he will restore their fortunes.b12
Therefore, as surely as I live," declares the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, "surely Moab18 will become like Sodom,19 the Ammonites20 like Gomorrah-- a place of weeds and salt pits, a wasteland forever. The remnant of my people will plunder21 them; the survivors22 of my nation will inherit their land.23"