The mournful, inspired prediction (a burden to be lifted up) concerning Moab: Because in a night Ar of Moab is laid waste and brought to silence! Because in a night Kir of Moab is laid waste and brought to silence!
This is a ·message [prophecy; oracle; burden] about Moab: In one night ·armies took the wealth from Ar in Moab [or Ar of Moab is destroyed/laid waste], and ·it [or Moab] was ·destroyed [ruined]. In one night ·armies took the wealth from Kir in Moab [or Kir is destroyed/laid waste], and it [or Moab] was ·destroyed [ruined].
This is a message about Moab: In one night armies took the wealth from Ar in Moab. That night the city was destroyed. In one night armies took the wealth from Kir in Moab. That night the city was destroyed.
A Message concerning Moab: Village Ar of Moab is in ruins, destroyed in a night raid. Village Kir of Moab is in ruins, destroyed in a night raid. Village Dibon climbs to its chapel in the hills, goes up to lament. Moab weeps and wails over Nebo and Medba. Every head is shaved bald, every beard shaved clean. They pour into the streets wearing black, go up on the roofs, take to the town square, Everyone in tears, everyone in grief. Towns Heshbon and Elealeh cry long and loud. The sound carries as far as Jahaz. Moab sobs, shaking in grief. The soul of Moab trembles.
The burden of Moab. For Ar was destroyed in (the) night, Moab was still; for the wall was destroyed in the night, Moab was still. (The burden of Moab. For Ar was destroyed in the night, Moab is now silent; and for Kir was destroyed in the night, Moab is now silent.)
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