Therefore will [a]I weep with the weeping of Jazer, and of the vine of Sibmah, O Heshbon: and Elealeh, I will make thee drunk with my tears, because upon thy summer fruits, and upon thy harvest [b]a shouting is fallen.

10 And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the plentiful field: and in the vineyards shall be no singing nor shouting for joy: the treader shall not tread wine in the wine presses: I have caused the rejoicing to cease.

11 Wherefore, my [c]bowels shall sound like an harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kir Heres.

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  1. Isaiah 16:9 He showeth that their plague was so great, that it would have moved any man to lament with them, as Ps. 141:5.
  2. Isaiah 16:9 The enemies are come upon thee, and shout for joy, when they carry thy commodities from thee, as Jer. 48:33.
  3. Isaiah 16:11 For very sorrow and compassion.
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