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38 People are ·crying [mourning] on every roof [C flat roofs were living space] in Moab
    and in every public square.
There is nothing but ·sadness [lament],
    because I have broken Moab
    like a jar no one wants [19:1–13; 22:28; Ps. 2:9],” says the Lord.
39 “·Moab [L How it] is shattered! The people are ·crying [wailing]!
    ·Moab turns away [L How it turns its neck] in ·shame [humiliation]!
People all around her make fun of her.
    The things that happened fill them with great fear [Is. 16:6–12].”

40 This is what the Lord says:

“Look! Someone is coming, like an eagle ·diving down from the sky [swooping down]
    and spreading its wings over Moab [49:22; Ezek. 17:3–4; Hos. 8:1].

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