Their outcry echoes along the border of Moab;
    their wailing reaches as far as Eglaim,
    their lamentation as far as Beer Elim.
The waters of Dimon[a] are full of blood,
    but I will bring still more upon Dimon[b] –
a lion upon the fugitives of Moab
    and upon those who remain in the land.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 15:9 Dimon, a wordplay on Dibon (see verse 2) sounds like the Hebrew for blood.
  2. Isaiah 15:9 Dimon, a wordplay on Dibon (see verse 2) sounds like the Hebrew for blood.

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