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I have heard the reproach of Moab, and the revilings of the children of Ammon, whereby they have reproached my people, and magnified themselves against their border.
And was it not, a derision, that Israel became to thee? And was it not among thieves, he was found? For, as often as thou didst speak of him, thou didst wag the head!
Thus saith My Lord Yahweh: Because Moab and Seir say, Lo! like all the nations, is the house of Judah.
They have said - Come, and let us wipe them out from being a nation, That the name of Israel may be remembered no more.
Of the sons of Ammon-Thus saith Yahweh: Hath Israel no, sons? Hath he no, heir? Why hath, Malkam, taken possession of Gad, Or have, his people, in the cities thereof, made their dwelling?
So then thou shalt say to the sons of Ammon, Hear ye the word of my Lord Yahweh: Thus, saith My Lord. Yahweh: Because thou saidst Aha! Against my sanctuary when it was profaned. And against the so of Israel when it was laid waste, And against the house of Judah when they went into exile.
Thus saith My Lord, Yahweh, Because the enemy hath said concerning you Aha! Even the high places of age-past times, for a possession have become ours
Thus, saith Yahweh, Because of three transgressions of the sons of Ammon, and because of four, will I not turn it back, - Because of their ripping up the pregnant women of Gilead, that they might enlarge their own boundary,
Therefore, all who devour thee, shall be devoured, And, all thine adversaries - all of them, into captivity, shall depart, - So shall they who plundered thee, be plundered, And all who preyed upon thee, will I deliver up as a prey.
Thou hast heard their reproach, O Yahweh, all their plots against me;