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Isaiah 16 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:1 - Send the lamb to the ruler of the land,
from Sela, by way of the desert,
to the mount of the daughter of Zion.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:2 - Like fleeing birds,
like a scattered nest,
so are the daughters of Moab
at the fords of the Arnon.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:3 - “Give counsel;
grant justice;
make your shade like night
at the height of noon;
shelter the outcasts;
do not reveal the fugitive;

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:4 - let the outcasts of Moab
sojourn among you;
be a shelter to them[fn]
from the destroyer.
When the oppressor is no more,
and destruction has ceased,
and he who tramples underfoot has vanished from the land,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:5 - then a throne will be established in steadfast love,
and on it will sit in faithfulness
in the tent of David
one who judges and seeks justice
and is swift to do righteousness.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:6 - We have heard of the pride of Moab—
how proud he is!—
of his arrogance, his pride, and his insolence;
in his idle boasting he is not right.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:7 - Therefore let Moab wail for Moab,
let everyone wail.
Mourn, utterly stricken,
for the raisin cakes of Kir-hareseth.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:8 - For the fields of Heshbon languish,
and the vine of Sibmah;
the lords of the nations
have struck down its branches,
which reached to Jazer
and strayed to the desert;
its shoots spread abroad
and passed over the sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:9 - Therefore I weep with the weeping of Jazer
for the vine of Sibmah;
I drench you with my tears,
O Heshbon and Elealeh;
for over your summer fruit and your harvest
the shout has ceased.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:10 - And joy and gladness are taken away from the fruitful field,
and in the vineyards no songs are sung,
no cheers are raised;
no treader treads out wine in the presses;
I have put an end to the shouting.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:11 - Therefore my inner parts moan like a lyre for Moab,
and my inmost self for Kir-hareseth.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:12 - And when Moab presents himself, when he wearies himself on the high place, when he comes to his sanctuary to pray, he will not prevail.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:13 - This is the word that the LORD spoke concerning Moab in the past.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:14 - But now the LORD has spoken, saying, “In three years, like the years of a hired worker, the glory of Moab will be brought into contempt, in spite of all his great multitude, and those who remain will be very few and feeble.”
ESV Footnotes
Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint, Syriac; Masoretic Text let my outcasts sojourn among you; as for Moab, be a shelter to them
ESV

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