Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So it will come about when Moab presents himself,
When he wearies himself upon his high place
And comes to his sanctuary to pray,
That he will not prevail.

King James Version

And it shall come to pass, when it is seen that Moab is weary on the high place, that he shall come to his sanctuary to pray; but he shall not prevail.

Holman Bible

When Moab appears on the high place,
when he tires himself out
and comes to his sanctuary to pray,
it will do him no good.

International Standard Version

When Moab appears, when he arrives upon the high place and comes to his sanctuary to pray, he will not prevail."

A Conservative Version

And it shall come to pass, when Moab presents himself, when he wearies himself upon the high place, and shall come to his sanctuary to pray, that he shall not prevail.

American Standard Version

And it shall come to pass, when Moab presenteth himself, when he wearieth himself upon the high place, and shall come to his sanctuary to pray, that he shall not prevail.

Amplified


So it will come to pass when Moab presents himself,
When he wearies himself [worshiping] on his high place [of idolatry]
And comes to his sanctuary [of Chemosh, god of Moab] to pray,
That he will not prevail.

Bible in Basic English

And when Moab goes up to the high place, and makes prayer in the house of his god, it will have no effect.

Darby Translation

And it shall come to pass, when Moab shall appear, shall weary himself on the high place, and enter into his sanctuary to pray, that he shall not prevail.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was when it was seen that Moab was weary upon the height, and Isaiah 16:coming to his holy place to pray and he shall not be able.

King James 2000

And it shall come to pass, when it is seen that Moab wearies himself on the high place, that he shall come to his sanctuary to pray; but he shall not prevail.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And this shall happen: when Moab appears, when it is weary upon the high place and it comes to its sanctuary to pray, it will not prevail.

Modern King James verseion

And it shall be when it is seen that Moab is weary on the high place, he shall come to his sacred place to pray; but he shall not be able.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it shall come to pass, that when it is seen that Moab shall be made weary of his hill-chapels, he shall come to his temple to pray - but he shall not be made able.

NET Bible

When the Moabites plead with all their might at their high places, and enter their temples to pray, their prayers will be ineffective!

New Heart English Bible

It will happen that when Moab presents himself, when he wearies himself on the high place, and comes to his sanctuary to pray, that he will not prevail.

The Emphasized Bible

And it shall be - When it is seen that Moab hath laboured in vain on the high place, He shall enter into his holy place to pray, and shall not prevail,

Webster

And it shall come to pass, when it is seen that Moab is weary on the high place, that he shall come to his sanctuary to pray; but he shall not prevail.

World English Bible

It will happen that when Moab presents himself, when he wearies himself on the high place, and comes to his sanctuary to pray, that he will not prevail.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath come to pass, when it hath been seen, That weary hath been Moab on the high place, And he hath come unto his sanctuary to pray, And is not able.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it shall come to pass, when it is seen
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

מואב 
Mow'ab 
Usage: 181

is weary
לאה 
La'ah 
Usage: 19

on the high place
בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

מקּדשׁ מקדּשׁ 
Miqdash 
Usage: 75

to pray
פּלל 
Palal 
Usage: 84

References

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Moab's Hopeless Situation

11 Therefore my heart intones like a harp for Moab
And my inward feelings for Kir-hareseth.
12 So it will come about when Moab presents himself,
When he wearies himself upon his high place
And comes to his sanctuary to pray,
That he will not prevail.
13 This is the word which the Lord spoke earlier concerning Moab.



Cross References

Isaiah 15:2

They have gone up to the temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep.
Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba;
Everyone’s head is bald and every beard is cut off.

Numbers 22:39

And Balaam went with Balak, and they came to Kiriath-huzoth.

Numbers 23:14

So he took him to the field of Zophim, to the top of Pisgah, and built seven altars and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.

Numbers 23:28

So Balak took Balaam to the top of Peor which overlooks the wasteland.

1 Kings 18:29

When midday was past, they raved until the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice; but there was no voice, no one answered, and no one paid attention.

Jeremiah 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.

Numbers 22:41-3

Then it came about in the morning that Balak took Balaam and brought him up to the high places of Baal, and he saw from there a portion of the people.

Numbers 24:17

“I see him, but not now;
I behold him, but not near;
A star shall come forth from Jacob,
A scepter shall rise from Israel,
And shall crush through the forehead of Moab,
And tear down all the sons of Sheth.

1 Kings 11:7

Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the detestable idol of Moab, on the mountain which is east of Jerusalem, and for Molech the detestable idol of the sons of Ammon.

2 Kings 3:27

Then he took his oldest son who was to reign in his place, and offered him as a burnt offering on the wall. And there came great wrath against Israel, and they departed from him and returned to their own land.

2 Kings 19:12

Did the gods of those nations which my fathers destroyed deliver them, even Gozan and Haran and Rezeph and the sons of Eden who were in Telassar?

2 Kings 19:16-19

Incline Your ear, O Lord, and hear; open Your eyes, O Lord, and see; and listen to the words of Sennacherib, which he has sent to reproach the living God.

Psalm 115:3-7

But our God is in the heavens;
He does whatever He pleases.

Proverbs 1:28

“Then they will call on me, but I will not answer;
They will seek me diligently but they will not find me,

Isaiah 26:16

O Lord, they sought You in distress;
They could only whisper a prayer,
Your chastening was upon them.

Isaiah 37:38

It came about as he was worshiping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer his sons killed him with the sword; and they escaped into the land of Ararat. And Esarhaddon his son became king in his place.

Isaiah 47:13

“You are wearied with your many counsels;
Let now the astrologers,
Those who prophesy by the stars,
Those who predict by the new moons,
Stand up and save you from what will come upon you.

Jeremiah 10:5

“Like a scarecrow in a cucumber field are they,
And they cannot speak;
They must be carried,
Because they cannot walk!
Do not fear them,
For they can do no harm,
Nor can they do any good.”

Jeremiah 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.

Jeremiah 48:13

And Moab will be ashamed of Chemosh, as the house of Israel was ashamed of Bethel, their confidence.

Jeremiah 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.

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