49 Against the aAmmonites. Thus says the Lord:
“Has Israel no sons?
Has he no heir?
And his people dwell in its cities?
2 cTherefore behold, the days are coming,” says the Lord,
“That I will cause to be heard an alarm of war
In dRabbah of the Ammonites;
It shall be a desolate mound,
And her 2villages shall be burned with fire.
Then Israel shall take possession of his inheritance,” says the Lord.
3 “Wail, O eHeshbon, for Ai is plundered!
Cry, you daughters of Rabbah,
fGird yourselves with sackcloth!
Lament and run to and fro by the walls;
For 3Milcom shall go into captivity
With his gpriests and his princes together.
4 Why hdo you boast in the valleys,
‘Who will come against me?’
Says the Lord God of hosts,
“From all those who are around you;
You shall be driven out, everyone headlong,
And no one will gather those who wander off.
6 But lafterward I will bring back
The captives of the people of Ammon,” says the Lord.
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