Isaiah 15

Judgment on Moab

1 The oracle concerning 1Moab. Surely in a night 2Ar of Moab is devastated and ruined; Surely in a night Kir of Moab is devastated and ruined.
2 They have gone up to the temple and to 3Dibon, even to the high places to weep. Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba; Everyone's head is 4bald and every beard is cut off.
3 In their streets they have girded themselves with 5sackcloth; 6On their housetops and in their squares Everyone is wailing, 7dissolved in tears.
4 8Heshbon and Elealeh also cry out, Their voice is heard all the way to Jahaz; Therefore * the armed men of Moab cry aloud; His soul trembles within him.
5 My heart cries out for Moab; His fugitives are as far as 9Zoar and Eglath-shelishiyah *, For they go up the 10ascent of Luhith weeping; Surely on the road to Horonaim they raise a cry of distress 11over their ruin.
6 For the 12waters of Nimrim are desolate. Surely the grass is withered, the tender grass died out, There is 13no green thing.
7 Therefore * the 14abundance which they have acquired and stored up They carry off over the brook of Arabim.
8 For the cry of distress has gone around the territory of Moab, Its wail goes as far as Eglaim and its wailing even to Beer-elim.
9 For the waters of Dimon are full of blood; Surely I will bring added woes upon Dimon, A 15lion upon the fugitives of Moab and upon the remnant of the land.
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