16 The causes wherefore the Moabites are destroyed.

Send [a]ye a lamb to the ruler of the world from the rock of the wilderness, unto the mountain of the daughter Zion.

For it shall be as a bird that [b]flieth, and a nest forsaken: the daughters of Moab shall be at the fords of Arnon.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 16:1 That is, offer a sacrifice, whereby he derideth their long delay, which would not repent when the Lord called them, showing them that it is now too late, seeing the vengeance of God is upon them.
  2. Isaiah 16:2 There is no remedy, but you must flee.