16 Send ye athe lamb to the ruler of the land
From ||Sela to the wilderness,
Unto bthe mount of the daughter of Zion.
So the daughters of Moab shall be at the fords of ddArnon.
3 †Take counsel, execute judgment;
eMake thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday;
4 Let mine foutcasts dwell with thee, Moab;
hBe thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler:
For the †extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth,
†The oppressors are consumed out of the land.
And he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David,
6 mWe have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud:
Even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his wrath:
The lords of the heathen have broken down the principal plants thereof,
And cin the vineyards there shall be no singing, neither shall there be shouting:
11 Wherefore fmy bowels shall sound like an harp for Moab,
And mine inward parts for qKir-haresh.
12 And it shall come to pass, when it is seen that Moab is weary on gthe high place,
That he shall come to his sanctuary to pray; but he shall not prevail.
13 This is the word that the Lord hath spoken concerning Moab hsince that time.
Within three years, ias the years of an hireling,
And the glory of Moab shall be contemned, with all that great multitude;
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