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Isaiah 15 :: New International Version (NIV)

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A Prophecy Against Moab

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:1 - A prophecy against Moab: Ar in Moab is ruined, destroyed in a night! Kir in Moab is ruined, destroyed in a night!

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:2 - Dibon goes up to its temple, to its high places to weep; Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba. Every head is shaved and every beard cut off.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:3 - In the streets they wear sackcloth; on the roofs and in the public squares they all wail, prostrate with weeping.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:4 - Heshbon and Elealeh cry out, their voices are heard all the way to Jahaz. Therefore the armed men of Moab cry out, and their hearts are faint.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:5 - My heart cries out over Moab; her fugitives flee as far as Zoar, as far as Eglath Shelishiyah. They go up the hill to Luhith, weeping as they go; on the road to Horonaim they lament their destruction.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:6 - The waters of Nimrim are dried up and the grass is withered; the vegetation is gone and nothing green is left.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:7 - So the wealth they have acquired and stored up they carry away over the Ravine of the Poplars.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:8 - Their outcry echoes along the border of Moab; their wailing reaches as far as Eglaim, their lamentation as far as Beer Elim.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:9 - The waters of Dimon[fn] are full of blood, but I will bring still more upon Dimon[fn]— a lion upon the fugitives of Moab and upon those who remain in the land.
NIV Footnotes
Dimon, a wordplay on Dibon (see verse 2), sounds like the Hebrew for blood.
Dimon, a wordplay on Dibon (see verse 2), sounds like the Hebrew for blood.
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