Therefore, behold, the dayscome, saith the LORD, that I willcause an alarm of war to be heard in Rabbah of the Ammonites; and it shall be a desolateheap, and her daughtersshall be burnedwithfire: thenshallIsrael be heiruntothemthatwere his heirs, saith the LORD.
Howl, O Heshbon, for Ai is spoiled: cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird you withsackcloth; lament, and run to and fro by the hedges; for theirkingshall go intocaptivity, and his priests and his princestogether.
For thussaith the LORD; Behold, theywhosejudgment was not to drink of the cup haveassuredlydrunken; and art thou he thatshallaltogether go unpunished? thoushalt not go unpunished, but thoushaltsurelydrink of it.
Thy terriblenesshathdeceivedthee, and the pride of thineheart, O thouthatdwellest in the clefts of the rock, thatholdest the height of the hill: thoughthoushouldestmake thy nest as high as the eagle, I willbringtheedownfromthence, saith the LORD.
Behold, he shallcome up like a lionfrom the swelling of Jordanagainst the habitation of the strong: but I willsuddenlymake him run awayfrom her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appointover her? for who is like me? and who willappoint me the time? and who is thatshepherdthatwillstandbefore me?
Thereforehear the counsel of the LORD, that he hathtakenagainstEdom; and his purposes, that he hathpurposedagainst the inhabitants of Teman: Surely the least of the flockshalldrawthem out: surely he shallmaketheirhabitationsdesolatewiththem.
And theircamelsshall be a booty, and the multitude of theircattle a spoil: and I willscatterinto all windsthemthat are in the utmostcorners; and I willbringtheircalamityfrom all sidesthereof, saith the LORD.
For I willcauseElam to be dismayedbeforetheirenemies, and beforethemthatseektheirlife: and I willbringeviluponthem, even my fierceanger, saith the LORD; and I willsend the swordafterthem, till I haveconsumedthem: