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38 On all the housetops of Mo’av
and in its open places —
lamentation everywhere!

“For I have broken Mo’av like a pot
that nobody wants,” says Adonai.

39 Wail, “How shattered is Mo’av!
How shamefully in retreat!”
Thus will Mo’av become an object
of ridicule and distress to all its neighbors.

40 For here is what Adonai says:
“Look! Down he swoops like a vulture,
spreading his wings against Mo’av —

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38 On all the roofs in Moab
    and in the public squares(A)
there is nothing but mourning,
    for I have broken Moab
    like a jar(B) that no one wants,”
declares the Lord.
39 “How shattered(C) she is! How they wail!
    How Moab turns her back in shame!
Moab has become an object of ridicule,(D)
    an object of horror to all those around her.”

40 This is what the Lord says:

“Look! An eagle is swooping(E) down,
    spreading its wings(F) over Moab.

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