“For Ir[b] in Moab is destroyed in a night, and Moab[c] is ruined! Because Ir[d] in Moab is destroyed in a single night, Moab is ruined! 2 He has gone up to the temple, and to Dibon, to the high places to weep; over Nebo and over Medeba Moab wails. His head is completely[e] bald, and[f] every beard is shaved off. 3 In its streets they wear sackcloth; on its rooftops and in its squares everyone wails and falls down[g] weeping. 4 Heshbon and Elealeh cry out, their voices are heard as far as Jahaz; therefore the loins[h] of Moab cry aloud; its heart quakes for itself. 5 My heart cries out over Moab; her fugitives flee as far as Zoar, as far as Eglath-shelishiyah. For at the ascent to Luhith they go up weeping; on the road to Horonaim they raise a cry of destruction. 6 The Nimrim waters are desolate; the grass is withered, its vegetation gone; there is[i] no foliage left. 7 Therefore the wealth they have acquired and what they have stored up— they carry them away over the Arab[j] Wadi.[k] 8 For the cry has gone out along the border of Moab; her wailing reaches as far as Eglaim, her wailing reaches as far as Beer-elim. 9 The Dibon[l] streams are full of blood; but I will bring upon Dibon[m] even more— a lion will pounce[n] upon those of Moab who escape, upon[o] those who remain in the land.”
You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more
You must be logged in to view your newly purchased content. Please log in below or if you don't have an account, creating one is easy and only takes a few moments. After you log in your content will be available in your library.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial.
Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
Click the button below to continue.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your subscription.
You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate of $3.99/month, click the button below.
Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible - is just a step away! Try it free for 30 days.