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38 On all the roofs of Moab, and in its public squares,
    there is wailing everywhere.
For I have broken Moab like a vessel,
    there is no delight in it,” declares[a] Yahweh.
39 “How it is filled with terror! How they wail!
    How Moab has turned his back! He is disgraced!
So Moab has become as a derision,
    and as a terror for all his surrounding peoples.”

40 For thus says Yahweh,

“Look, like an eagle he will swoop down,
    and he will spread out his wings against Moab.

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  1. Jeremiah 48:38 Literally “a declaration of”