King James Version
And Moab shall be destroyed from being a people, because he hath magnified himself against the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And Moab shall be destroyed from being a people, because he hath magnified himself against Jehovah.
World English Bible
Moab shall be destroyed from being a people, because he has magnified himself against Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And Moab hath been destroyed from being a people, For against Jehovah he exerted himself.
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And Moab shall be destroyed from being a people, because he hath magnified himself against the LORD.Jeremiah 48:42 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryBalaam's Prophecy. (Numb. xxiv. 17-19. )
Carried by the Spirit into the far distant future, Balaam sees here how a star goeth out of Jacob and a sceptre riseth out of Israel, and how this sceptre smiteth Moab, by whose enmity the Seer had been brought from a distant region for the destruction of Israel. And not Moab only shall be smitten, but its southern neighbour, Edom, too shall be subdued, whose hatred against Israel had already been prefigured in its ancestor, and had now begun to display Itself; and In general, all the enemies of …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Meditations for the Sick.
The Section Chap. I. -iii.
They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.
But now the LORD hath spoken, saying, Within three years, as the years of an hireling, and the glory of Moab shall be contemned, with all that great multitude; and the remnant shall be very small and feeble.
Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice, and lifted up thine eyes on high? even against the Holy One of Israel.
There shall be no more praise of Moab: in Heshbon they have devised evil against it; come, and let us cut it off from being a nation. Also thou shalt be cut down, O Madmen; the sword shall pursue thee.
Make ye him drunken: for he magnified himself against the LORD: Moab also shall wallow in his vomit, and he also shall be in derision.
Thus with your mouth ye have boasted against me, and have multiplied your words against me: I have heard them.
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