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Therefore I weep with the weeping of Jazer for the vine of Sibmah.
    I drench you with my tears,[a] Heshbon and Elealeh,
        for a jubilant shout has fallen over your summer fruit and harvest.
10 And joy and gladness are[b] taken away from the fruitful land,
    and in the vineyards no one exults,
no one shouts for joy;
    no treader treads wine in the presses;
    I have put to an end to the jubilant shout.
11 Therefore my heart moans[c] like a harp for Moab
    and my inner parts for Kir-heres.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 16:9 Hebrew “tear”
  2. Isaiah 16:10 The Hebrew is singular
  3. Isaiah 16:11 Literally “intestines moan,”; in Hebrew, the “intestines” are the seat of the emotions, which would correspond to the “heart” in English
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