Because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste
2 He has gone up to the 2temple and Dibon,
To the high places to weep.
Moab will wail over Nebo and over Medeba;
dOn all their heads will be baldness,
And every beard cut off.
On the tops of their houses
And in their streets
Everyone will wail, eweeping bitterly.
Their voice shall be heard as far as fJahaz;
Therefore the 3armed soldiers of Moab will cry out;
His life will be burdensome to him.
5 “My gheart will cry out for Moab;
His fugitives shall flee to Zoar,
Like 4a three-year-old heifer.
For hby the Ascent of Luhith
They will go up with weeping;
For in the way of Horonaim
They will raise up a cry of destruction,
6 For the waters iof Nimrim will be desolate,
For the green grass has withered away;
The grass fails, there is nothing green.
And what they have laid up,
They will carry away to the Brook of the Willows.
Its wailing to Eglaim
And its wailing to Beer Elim.
9 For the waters of 5Dimon will be full of blood;
Because I will bring more upon 5Dimon,
jLions upon him who escapes from Moab,
And on the remnant of the land.”
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