Book of Isaiah
Chapter 16 - King James Version
1Send the lamb to the ruler of the land,
from Sela to the wilderness, to the mount of the daughter of
2 For it shall be as a wandering bird
thrown out of the nest; So shall be the daughters of Moab at
the fords of the
3 "Take counsel, execute judgment; Make
your shadow like the night in the middle of the day; Hide the
do not betray him who escapes.
4 Let My outcasts dwell
with you, O Moab; Be a shelter to them from the face of the
For the extortioner is at an end, devastation ceases,
the oppressors are consumed out of the land.
5 In mercy the
established; And One will sit on it in truth, in the
tabernacle of David, judging and seeking justice and hastening
6 We have heard of the pride of Moab
- He is very proud - Of his haughtiness and his pride and his
wrath; But his
not be so.
7 Therefore Moab shall wail for Moab;
Everyone shall wail. For the foundations of Kir Hareseth
Surely they are stricken.
8 For the fields of Heshbon
languish, and the vine of Sibmah; The lords of the
nations have broken
down its choice plants, which have reached to
Jazer and wandered through the wilderness. Her branches are
are gone over the sea.
9 Therefore I will bewail
the vine of
Sibmah, with the weeping of Jazer; I will drench
you with my tears, O Heshbon and Elealeh; For battle
over your summer fruits and your harvest.
Gladness is taken away, and joy from the plentiful field;
will be no singing, nor will there be shouting;
will tread out wine in their presses; I have
made their shouting
11 Therefore my heart shall resound
like a harp for Moab, and my inner being for Kir Heres.
to pass, when it is seen that Moab
is weary on the
high place, that he will come to his sanctuary
to pray; But he
13 This is the word which the
Lord has spoken concerning Moab since that time.
has spoken saying,
"Within three years, as the
years of a hired man, the glory of
Moab will be despised with all
and the remnant will be very small and
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