Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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 if Israel was not a derision to thee? if he was found among thieves? for after thy speaking of him thou wilt move to and fro.
Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because Moab said, and Seir, Behold, the house of Judah as all the nations;
They said, Come, and we will cut them off from a nation; and the name of Israel shall no more be remembered.
To the sons of Ammon, thus said Jehovah: Is there no sons to Israel? none inheriting to him? Wherefore did their king inherit Gad, and his people dwelt in his cities?
And say to the sons of Ammon, Hear ye, the word of the Lord Jehovah, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because of thy saying, Aha! to my holy place, when it was profaned, and against the land of Israel, when it was made desolate, and to the house of Judah, when they went into captivity.
Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because the enemy said against you, Aha! and the heights of old were for a possession to us:
Thus said Jehovah: For three transgressions of the sons of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn it back: for their cleaving asunder those conceiving of Gilead to increase their bound.
For this, all consuming thee shall be consumed; and all thine adversaries, all of them shall go into captivity; and they spoiling thee, were for spoiling, and all plundering thee I will give to plunder.
Thou heardest their reproach, O Jehovah, all their purposes against me.