New Living Translation
My heart moans like a flute for Moab and Kir-hareseth, for all their wealth has disappeared.
King James Bible
Therefore mine heart shall sound for Moab like pipes, and mine heart shall sound like pipes for the men of Kirheres: because the riches that he hath gotten are perished.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore my heart shall sound for Moab like pipes, and my heart shall sound like pipes for the men of Kir-heres; because the abundance that he hath gotten is perished.
World English Bible
Therefore my heart sounds for Moab like pipes, and my heart sounds like pipes for the men of Kir Heres: therefore the abundance that he has gotten is perished.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore my heart for Moab as pipes doth sound, And my heart for men of Kir-Heres As pipes doth sound, Therefore the abundance he made did perish.
Jeremiah 48:36 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
48:36 Pipes - The prophet means such pipes as they were wont to use at funerals, and other sad occasions.
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Kings 3:25
They destroyed the towns, covered their good land with stones, stopped up all the springs, and cut down all the good trees. Finally, only Kir-hareseth and its stone walls were left, but men with slings surrounded and attacked it.
My heart weeps for Moab. Its people flee to Zoar and Eglath-shelishiyah. Weeping, they climb the road to Luhith. Their cries of distress can be heard all along the road to Horonaim.
The people grab their possessions and carry them across the Ravine of Willows.
My heart's cry for Moab is like a lament on a harp. I am filled with anguish for Kir-hareseth.
So now I wail for Moab; yes, I will mourn for Moab. My heart is broken for the men of Kir-hareseth.
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