Assyria also has joined with them;
They have become a help to the children of Lot. Selah.
Then the Lord said to me, ‘Do not harass Moab, nor provoke them to war, for I will not give you any of their land as a possession, because I have given Ar to the sons of Lot as a possession.’
From that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh and Rehoboth-Ir and Calah,
The firstborn bore a son, and called his name Moab; he is the father of the Moabites to this day.
Jokshan became the father of Sheba and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim and Letushim and Leummim.
Pul, king of Assyria, came against the land, and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver so that his hand might be with him to strengthen the kingdom under his rule.
O Lord, be gracious to us; we have waited for You.
Be their strength every morning,
Our salvation also in the time of distress.