Prophecy Against Moab
15:1 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;
15:2 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
15:3 In their streets they shall gird themselves with
sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their
streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.
15:4 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.
15:5 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
15:6 For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate: for the
hay is withered away, the grass faileth, there is no green
15:7 Therefore the abundance they have gotten, and that
which they have laid up, shall they carry away to the brook
of the willows.
15:8 For the cry is gone round about the borders of Moab;
the howling thereof unto Eglaim, and the howling thereof
15:9 For the waters of Dimon shall be full of blood: for I
will bring more upon Dimon, lions upon him that escapeth of
Moab, and upon the remnant of the land.