My heart cries out over Moab; her fugitives flee as far as Zoar, as far as Eglath-shelishiyah; with weeping they ascend the slope of Luhith; they lament their destruction on the road to Horonaim.
Cross ReferencesNumbers 21:29
Woe to you, O Moab! You are destroyed, O people of Chemosh! He gave up his sons as refugees, and his daughters into captivity to Sihon king of the Amorites.
Therefore my heart laments for Moab like a harp, my inmost being for Kir-hareseth.
Their feet run to evil; they are swift to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are sinful thoughts; ruin and destruction lie in their wake.
My anguish, my anguish! I writhe in pain! Oh, the pain in my chest! My heart pounds within me; I cannot be silent. For I have heard the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of battle.
Disaster after disaster is proclaimed, for the whole land is laid waste. My tents are destroyed in an instant, my curtains in a moment.
A voice cries out from Horonaim, 'Devastation and great destruction!'
For on the Ascent to Luhith they weep bitterly as they go, and on the descent to Horonaim cries of distress resound over the destruction:
Therefore I will wail for Moab; I will cry out for all of Moab; I will moan for the men of Kir-heres.
There is a cry from Heshbon to Elealeh; they raise their voices to Jahaz, from Zoar to Horonaim and Eglath-shelishiyah; for even the waters of Nimrim have dried up.
Therefore My heart laments for Moab like a flute; it laments like a flute for the men of Kir-heres, because the wealth they acquired has perished.
At the sound of Babylon's capture the earth will quake; a cry will be heard among the nations.
Chapter Outline1. The lamentable state of Moab
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jeremiah 8:18, 19
Jeremiah 9:10, 18, 19
his fugitives, etc.
Jeremiah 48:5, 34
2 Samuel 15:23, 30
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