New International Version
Put salt on Moab, for she will be laid waste; her towns will become desolate, with no one to live in them.
King James Bible
Give wings unto Moab, that it may flee and get away: for the cities thereof shall be desolate, without any to dwell therein.
Darby Bible Translation
Give wings unto Moab, that she may flee and get away; and the cities thereof shall become a desolation, without inhabitant.
World English Bible
Give wings to Moab, that she may fly and get her away: and her cities shall become a desolation, without any to dwell therein.
Young's Literal Translation
Give wings to Moab, for she utterly goeth out, And her cities are for a desolation, Without an inhabitant in them.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Give wings unto Moab - There is no hope in resistance, and to escape requires the speediest flight. I cannot conceive how Dahler came to translate thus: Tirez Moab par les chevaux, "Drag Moab away by the hair of the head."
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LibraryAugust 8. "Be Like the Dove" (Jer. Xlviii. 28).
"Be like the dove" (Jer. xlviii. 28). Harmless as a dove, is Christ's interpretation of the beautiful emblem. And so the Spirit of God is purity itself. He cannot dwell in an unclean heart. He cannot abide in the natural mind. It was said of the anointing of old, "On man's flesh it shall not be poured." The purity which the Holy Spirit brings is like the white and spotless little plant which grows up out of the heap of manure, or the black soil, without one grain of impurity adhering to its crystalline …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Meditations for the Sick.
For the director of music. Of David. In the LORD I take refuge. How then can you say to me: "Flee like a bird to your mountain.
Like fluttering birds pushed from the nest, so are the women of Moab at the fords of the Arnon.
When the LORD could no longer endure your wicked actions and the detestable things you did, your land became a curse and a desolate waste without inhabitants, as it is today.
Abandon your towns and dwell among the rocks, you who live in Moab. Be like a dove that makes its nest at the mouth of a cave.
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