15:1 The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid
waste, [and] brought to silence; because in the night Kir of
Moab is laid waste, [and] brought to silence;
15:2 He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to
weep: Moab shall howl over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their
heads [shall be] baldness, [and] every beard shorn.
15:3 In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth:
on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one
shall howl, weeping abundantly.
15:4 And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be
heard [even] to Jahaz: therefore the armed soldiers of Moab
shall cry out; his life shall be grievous to him.
15:5 My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives [shall flee]
to Zoar, a heifer of three years old: for they shall go up the
ascent of Luhith with weeping; for in the way of Horonaim they
shall raise a cry of destruction.
15:6 For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate: for the herb is
withered away, the grass faileth, there is no green thing.
15:7 Therefore the abundance they have gained, and that which
they have laid up, shall they carry away to the brook of the
15:8 For the cry hath gone round the borders of Moab, her
howling to Eglaim, and her howling to Beer-elim.
15:9 For the waters of Dimon shall be full of blood: for I will
bring more upon Dimon, lions upon him that escapeth of Moab,
and upon the remnant of the land.