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Jeremiah 48
Jer 48 1 Against Moab thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Woe unto Nebo! for it is spoiled: Kiriathaim is confounded and taken Misgab is confounded and dismayed. Jer 48:1 Concerning Moab. Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, "Woe to Nebo, for it has been destroyed; Kiriathaim has been put to shame, it has been captured; The lofty stronghold has been put to shame and shattered. Jer 48:1 καὶ ἐγένετο τῷ μηνὶ τῷ ἑβδόμῳ ἦλθεν Ισμαηλ υἱὸς Ναθανιου υἱοῦ Ελασα ἀπὸ γένους τοῦ βασιλέως καὶ δέκα ἄνδρες μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ πρὸς Γοδολιαν εἰς Μασσηφα καὶ ἔφαγον ἐκεῖ ἄρτον ἅμα
Jer 48:2 There shall be no more praise of Moab: in Heshbon they have devised evil against it; come, and let us cut it off from being a nation. Also thou shalt be cut down, O Madmen; the sword shall pursue thee. Jer 48:2 "There is praise for Moab no longer; In Heshbon they have devised calamity against her: 'Come and let us cut her off from being a nation!' You too, Madmen, will be silenced; The sword will follow after you. Jer 48:2 καὶ ἀνέστη Ισμαηλ καὶ οἱ δέκα ἄνδρες οἳ ἦσαν μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐπάταξαν τὸν Γοδολιαν ὃν κατέστησεν βασιλεὺς Βαβυλῶνος ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς
Jer 48:3 A voice of crying shall be from Horonaim, spoiling and great destruction. Jer 48:3 "The sound of an outcry from Horonaim, 'Devastation and great destruction!' Jer 48:3 καὶ πάντας τοὺς Ιουδαίους τοὺς ὄντας μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ ἐν Μασσηφα καὶ πάντας τοὺς Χαλδαίους τοὺς εὑρεθέντας ἐκεῖ
Jer 48:4 Moab is destroyed; her little ones have caused a cry to be heard. Jer 48:4 "Moab is broken, Her little ones have sounded out a cry of distress. Jer 48:4 καὶ ἐγένετο τῇ ἡμέρᾳ τῇ δευτέρᾳ πατάξαντος αὐτοῦ τὸν Γοδολιαν καὶ ἄνθρωπος οὐκ ἔγνω
Jer 48:5 For in the going up of Luhith continual weeping shall go up; for in the going down of Horonaim the enemies have heard a cry of destruction. Jer 48:5 "For by the ascent of Luhith They will ascend with continual weeping; For at the descent of Horonaim They have heard the anguished cry of destruction. Jer 48:5 καὶ ἤλθοσαν ἄνδρες ἀπὸ Συχεμ καὶ ἀπὸ Σαλημ καὶ ἀπὸ Σαμαρείας ὀγδοήκοντα ἄνδρες ἐξυρημένοι πώγωνας καὶ διερρηγμένοι τὰ ἱμάτια καὶ κοπτόμενοι καὶ μαναα καὶ λίβανος ἐν χερσὶν αὐτῶν τοῦ εἰσενεγκεῖν εἰς οἶκον κυρίου
Jer 48:6 Flee, save your lives, and be like the heath in the wilderness. Jer 48:6 "Flee, save your lives, That you may be like a juniper in the wilderness. Jer 48:6 καὶ ἐξῆλθεν εἰς ἀπάντησιν αὐτοῖς Ισμαηλ αὐτοὶ ἐπορεύοντο καὶ ἔκλαιον καὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς εἰσέλθετε πρὸς Γοδολιαν
Jer 48:7 For because thou hast trusted in thy works and in thy treasures, thou shalt also be taken: and Chemosh shall go forth into captivity with his priests and his princes together. Jer 48:7 "For because of your trust in your own achievements and treasures, Even you yourself will be captured; And Chemosh will go off into exile Together with his priests and his princes. Jer 48:7 καὶ ἐγένετο εἰσελθόντων αὐτῶν εἰς τὸ μέσον τῆς πόλεως ἔσφαξεν αὐτοὺς εἰς τὸ φρέαρ
Jer 48:8 And the spoiler shall come upon every city, and no city shall escape: the valley also shall perish, and the plain shall be destroyed, as the LORD hath spoken. Jer 48:8 "A destroyer will come to every city, So that no city will escape; The valley also will be ruined And the plateau will be destroyed, As the Lord has said. Jer 48:8 καὶ δέκα ἄνδρες εὑρέθησαν ἐκεῖ καὶ εἶπαν τῷ Ισμαηλ μὴ ἀνέλῃς ἡμᾶς ὅτι εἰσὶν ἡμῖν θησαυροὶ ἐν ἀγρῷ πυροὶ καὶ κριθαί μέλι καὶ ἔλαιον καὶ παρῆλθεν καὶ οὐκ ἀνεῖλεν αὐτοὺς ἐν μέσῳ τῶν ἀδελφῶν αὐτῶν
Jer 48:9 Give wings unto Moab, that it may flee and get away: for the cities thereof shall be desolate, without any to dwell therein. Jer 48:9 "Give wings to Moab, For she will flee away; And her cities will become a desolation, Without inhabitants in them. Jer 48:9 καὶ τὸ φρέαρ εἰς ὃ ἔρριψεν ἐκεῖ Ισμαηλ πάντας οὓς ἐπάταξεν φρέαρ μέγα τοῦτό ἐστιν ὃ ἐποίησεν ὁ βασιλεὺς Ασα ἀπὸ προσώπου Βαασα βασιλέως Ισραηλ τοῦτο ἐνέπλησεν Ισμαηλ τραυματιῶν
Jer 48:10 Cursed be he that doeth the work of the LORD deceitfully, and cursed be he that keepeth back his sword from blood. Jer 48:10 "Cursed be the one who does the Lord's work negligently, And cursed be the one who restrains his sword from blood. Jer 48:10 καὶ ἀπέστρεψεν Ισμαηλ πάντα τὸν λαὸν τὸν καταλειφθέντα εἰς Μασσηφα καὶ τὰς θυγατέρας τοῦ βασιλέως ἃς παρεκατέθετο ὁ ἀρχιμάγειρος τῷ Γοδολια υἱῷ Αχικαμ καὶ ᾤχετο εἰς τὸ πέραν υἱῶν Αμμων
Jer 48:11 Moab hath been at ease from his youth, and he hath settled on his lees, and hath not been emptied from vessel to vessel, neither hath he gone into captivity: therefore his taste remained in him, and his scent is not changed. Jer 48:11 "Moab has been at ease since his youth; He has also been undisturbed, like wine on its dregs, And he has not been emptied from vessel to vessel, Nor has he gone into exile. Therefore he retains his flavor, And his aroma has not changed. Jer 48:11 καὶ ἤκουσεν Ιωαναν υἱὸς Καρηε καὶ πάντες οἱ ἡγεμόνες τῆς δυνάμεως οἱ μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ πάντα τὰ κακά ἃ ἐποίησεν Ισμαηλ
Jer 48:12 Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will send unto him wanderers, that shall cause him to wander, and shall empty his vessels, and break their bottles. Jer 48:12 Therefore behold, the days are coming," declares the Lord, "when I will send to him those who tip vessels, and they will tip him over, and they will empty his vessels and shatter his jars. Jer 48:12 καὶ ἤγαγον ἅπαν τὸ στρατόπεδον αὐτῶν καὶ ᾤχοντο πολεμεῖν αὐτὸν καὶ εὗρον αὐτὸν ἐπὶ ὕδατος πολλοῦ ἐν Γαβαων
Jer 48:13 And Moab shall be ashamed of Chemosh, as the house of Israel was ashamed of Bethel their confidence. Jer 48:13 And Moab will be ashamed of Chemosh, as the house of Israel was ashamed of Bethel, their confidence. Jer 48:13 καὶ ἐγένετο ὅτε εἶδον πᾶς ὁ λαὸς ὁ μετὰ Ισμαηλ τὸν Ιωαναν καὶ τοὺς ἡγεμόνας τῆς δυνάμεως τῆς μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ
Jer 48:14 How say ye, We are mighty and strong men for the war? Jer 48:14 "How can you say, 'We are mighty warriors, And men valiant for battle'? Jer 48:14 καὶ ἀνέστρεψαν πρὸς Ιωαναν
Jer 48:15 Moab is spoiled, and gone up out of her cities, and his chosen young men are gone down to the slaughter, saith the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts. Jer 48:15 "Moab has been destroyed and men have gone up to his cities; His choicest young men have also gone down to the slaughter," Declares the King, whose name is the Lord of hosts. Jer 48:15 καὶ Ισμαηλ ἐσώθη σὺν ὀκτὼ ἀνθρώποις καὶ ᾤχετο πρὸς τοὺς υἱοὺς Αμμων
Jer 48:16 The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast. Jer 48:16 "The disaster of Moab will soon come, And his calamity has swiftly hastened. Jer 48:16 καὶ ἔλαβεν Ιωαναν καὶ πάντες οἱ ἡγεμόνες τῆς δυνάμεως οἱ μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ πάντας τοὺς καταλοίπους τοῦ λαοῦ οὕς ἀπέστρεψεν ἀπὸ Ισμαηλ δυνατοὺς ἄνδρας ἐν πολέμῳ καὶ τὰς γυναῖκας καὶ τὰ λοιπὰ καὶ τοὺς εὐνούχους οὓς ἀπέστρεψεν ἀπὸ Γαβαων
Jer 48:17 All ye that are about him, bemoan him; and all ye that know his name, say, How is the strong staff broken, and the beautiful rod! Jer 48:17 "Mourn for him, all you who live around him, Even all of you who know his name; Say, 'How has the mighty scepter been broken, A staff of splendor!' Jer 48:17 καὶ ᾤχοντο καὶ ἐκάθισαν ἐν Γαβηρωθ-χαμααμ τὴν πρὸς Βηθλεεμ τοῦ πορευθῆναι εἰσελθεῖν εἰς Αἴγυπτον
Jer 48:18 Thou daughter that dost inhabit Dibon, come down from thy glory, and sit in thirst; for the spoiler of Moab shall come upon thee, and he shall destroy thy strong holds. Jer 48:18 "Come down from your glory And sit on the parched ground, O daughter dwelling in Dibon, For the destroyer of Moab has come up against you, He has ruined your strongholds. Jer 48:18 ἀπὸ προσώπου τῶν Χαλδαίων ὅτι ἐφοβήθησαν ἀπὸ προσώπου αὐτῶν ὅτι ἐπάταξεν Ισμαηλ τὸν Γοδολιαν ὃν κατέστησεν βασιλεὺς Βαβυλῶνος ἐν τῇ γῇ
Jer 48:19 O inhabitant of Aroer, stand by the way, and espy; ask him that fleeth, and her that escapeth, and say, What is done? Jer 48:19 "Stand by the road and keep watch, O inhabitant of Aroer; Ask him who flees and her who escapes And say, 'What has happened?' Jer 48:19 LXX differs
Jer 48:20 Moab is confounded; for it is broken down: howl and cry; tell ye it in Arnon, that Moab is spoiled, Jer 48:20 "Moab has been put to shame, for it has been shattered. Wail and cry out; Declare by the Arnon That Moab has been destroyed. Jer 48:20 LXX differs
Jer 48:21 And judgment is come upon the plain country; upon Holon, and upon Jahazah, and upon Mephaath, Jer 48:21 "Judgment has also come upon the plain, upon Holon, Jahzah and against Mephaath, Jer 48:21 LXX differs
Jer 48:22 And upon Dibon, and upon Nebo, and upon Bethdiblathaim, Jer 48:22 against Dibon, Nebo and Beth-diblathaim, Jer 48:22 LXX differs
Jer 48:23 And upon Kiriathaim, and upon Bethgamul, and upon Bethmeon, Jer 48:23 against Kiriathaim, Beth-gamul and Beth-meon, Jer 48:23 LXX differs
Jer 48:24 And upon Kerioth, and upon Bozrah, and upon all the cities of the land of Moab, far or near. Jer 48:24 against Kerioth, Bozrah and all the cities of the land of Moab, far and near. Jer 48:24 LXX differs
Jer 48:25 The horn of Moab is cut off, and his arm is broken, saith the LORD. Jer 48:25 The horn of Moab has been cut off and his arm broken," declares the Lord. Jer 48:25 LXX differs
Jer 48 26 Make ye him drunken: for he magnified himself against the LORD Moab also shall wallow in his vomit, and he also shall be in derision. Jer 48:26 "Make him drunk, for he has become arrogant toward the Lord; so Moab will wallow in his vomit, and he also will become a laughingstock. Jer 48:26 LXX differs
Jer 48:27 For was not Israel a derision unto thee? was he found among thieves? for since thou spakest of him, thou skippedst for joy. Jer 48:27 Now was not Israel a laughingstock to you? Or was he caught among thieves? For each time you speak about him you shake your head in scorn. Jer 48:27 LXX differs
Jer 48:28 O ye that dwell in Moab, leave the cities, and dwell in the rock, and be like the dove that maketh her nest in the sides of the hole's mouth. Jer 48:28 "Leave the cities and dwell among the crags, O inhabitants of Moab, And be like a dove that nests Beyond the mouth of the chasm. Jer 48:28 LXX differs
Jer 48:29 We have heard the pride of Moab, (he is exceeding proud) his loftiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the haughtiness of his heart. Jer 48:29 "We have heard of the pride of Moab - he is very proud - Of his haughtiness, his pride, his arrogance and his self-exaltation. Jer 48:29 LXX differs
Jer 48:30 I know his wrath, saith the LORD; but it shall not be so; his lies shall not so effect it. Jer 48:30 "I know his fury," declares the Lord, "But it is futile; His idle boasts have accomplished nothing. Jer 48:30 LXX differs
Jer 48:31 Therefore will I howl for Moab, and I will cry out for all Moab; mine heart shall mourn for the men of Kirheres. Jer 48:31 "Therefore I will wail for Moab, Even for all Moab will I cry out; I will moan for the men of Kir-heres. Jer 48:31 LXX differs
Jer 48 32 O vine of Sibmah, I will weep for thee with the weeping of Jazer: thy plants are gone over the sea, they reach even to the sea of Jazer the spoiler is fallen upon thy summer fruits and upon thy vintage. Jer 48:32 "More than the weeping for Jazer I will weep for you, O vine of Sibmah! Your tendrils stretched across the sea, They reached to the sea of Jazer; Upon your summer fruits and your grape harvest The destroyer has fallen. Jer 48:32 LXX differs
Jer 48:33 And joy and gladness is taken from the plentiful field, and from the land of Moab, and I have caused wine to fail from the winepresses: none shall tread with shouting; their shouting shall be no shouting. Jer 48:33 "So gladness and joy are taken away From the fruitful field, even from the land of Moab. And I have made the wine to cease from the wine presses; No one will tread them with shouting, The shouting will not be shouts of joy. Jer 48:33 LXX differs
Jer 48:34 From the cry of Heshbon even unto Elealeh, and even unto Jahaz, have they uttered their voice, from Zoar even unto Horonaim, as an heifer of three years old: for the waters also of Nimrim shall be desolate. Jer 48:34 From the outcry at Heshbon even to Elealeh, even to Jahaz they have raised their voice, from Zoar even to Horonaim and to Eglath-shelishiyah; for even the waters of Nimrim will become desolate. Jer 48:34 LXX differs
Jer 48:35 Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, saith the LORD, him that offereth in the high places, and him that burneth incense to his gods. Jer 48:35 I will make an end of Moab," declares the Lord, "the one who offers sacrifice on the high place and the one who burns incense to his gods. Jer 48:35 LXX differs
Jer 48:36 Therefore mine heart shall sound for Moab like pipes, and mine heart shall sound like pipes for the men of Kirheres: because the riches that he hath gotten are perished. Jer 48:36 "Therefore My heart wails for Moab like flutes; My heart also wails like flutes for the men of Kir-heres. Therefore they have lost the abundance it produced. Jer 48:36 LXX differs
Jer 48:37 For every head shall be bald, and every beard clipped: upon all the hands shall be cuttings, and upon the loins sackcloth. Jer 48:37 For every head is bald and every beard cut short; there are gashes on all the hands and sackcloth on the loins. Jer 48:37 LXX differs
Jer 48:38 There shall be lamentation generally upon all the housetops of Moab, and in the streets thereof: for I have broken Moab like a vessel wherein is no pleasure, saith the LORD. Jer 48:38 On all the housetops of Moab and in its streets there is lamentation everywhere; for I have broken Moab like an undesirable vessel," declares the Lord. Jer 48:38 LXX differs
Jer 48:39 They shall howl, saying, How is it broken down! how hath Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all them about him. Jer 48:39 "How shattered it is! How they have wailed! How Moab has turned his back--he is ashamed! So Moab will become a laughingstock and an object of terror to all around him." Jer 48:39 LXX differs
Jer 48:40 For thus saith the LORD; Behold, he shall fly as an eagle, and shall spread his wings over Moab. Jer 48:40 For thus says the Lord. "Behold, one will fly swiftly like an eagle And spread out his wings against Moab. Jer 48:40 LXX differs
Jer 48:41 Kerioth is taken, and the strong holds are surprised, and the mighty men's hearts in Moab at that day shall be as the heart of a woman in her pangs. Jer 48:41 "Kerioth has been captured And the strongholds have been seized, So the hearts of the mighty men of Moab in that day Will be like the heart of a woman in labor. Jer 48:41 LXX differs
Jer 48:42 And Moab shall be destroyed from being a people, because he hath magnified himself against the LORD. Jer 48:42 "Moab will be destroyed from being a people Because he has become arrogant toward the Lord. Jer 48:42 LXX differs
Jer 48:43 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, shall be upon thee, O inhabitant of Moab, saith the LORD. Jer 48:43 "Terror, pit and snare are coming upon you, O inhabitant of Moab," declares the Lord. Jer 48:43 LXX differs
Jer 48:44 He that fleeth from the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that getteth up out of the pit shall be taken in the snare: for I will bring upon it, even upon Moab, the year of their visitation, saith the LORD. Jer 48:44 "The one who flees from the terror Will fall into the pit, And the one who climbs up out of the pit Will be caught in the snare; For I shall bring upon her, even upon Moab, The year of their punishment," declares the Lord. Jer 48:44 LXX differs
Jer 48:45 They that fled stood under the shadow of Heshbon because of the force: but a fire shall come forth out of Heshbon, and a flame from the midst of Sihon, and shall devour the corner of Moab, and the crown of the head of the tumultuous ones. Jer 48:45 "In the shadow of Heshbon The fugitives stand without strength; For a fire has gone forth from Heshbon And a flame from the midst of Sihon, And it has devoured the forehead of Moab And the scalps of the riotous revelers. Jer 48:45 LXX differs
Jer 48:46 Woe be unto thee, O Moab! the people of Chemosh perisheth: for thy sons are taken captives, and thy daughters captives. Jer 48:46 "Woe to you, Moab! The people of Chemosh have perished; For your sons have been taken away captive And your daughters into captivity. Jer 48:46 LXX differs
Jer 48:47 Yet will I bring again the captivity of Moab in the latter days, saith the LORD. Thus far is the judgment of Moab. Jer 48:47 "Yet I will restore the fortunes of Moab In the latter days," declares the Lord. Thus far the judgment on Moab. Jer 48:47 LXX differs

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