On all the rooftops of Moab and in the public squares, everyone is mourning; for I have shattered Moab like an unwanted jar, declares the LORD.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 10:27
What I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the housetops.
In its streets they wear sackcloth; on the rooftops and in the public squares they all wail, falling down weeping.
This is an oracle concerning the Valley of Vision: What ails you now, that you have all gone up to the rooftops,
Then you are to shatter the jar in the presence of the men who accompany you,
and you are to proclaim to them that this is what the LORD of Hosts says: I will shatter this nation and this city, like one shatters a potter's jar that can never again be repaired. They will bury the dead in Topheth since there is nowhere else to bury them.
Is this man Coniah a despised and shattered pot, a jar that no one wants? Why are he and his descendants hurled out and cast into a land they do not know?
Wail, you shepherds, and cry out; roll in the dust, you leaders of the flock. For the days of your slaughter have come; you will fall and be shattered like fine pottery.
Chapter Outline1. The judgment of Moab
7. for their pride
11. for their security
14. for their carnal confidence
26. and for their contempt of God and his people
47. The restoration of Moab
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Romans 9:21, 22
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