29 (A)We have heard of the pride of Moab—he is very proud—
Of his haughtiness, his (B)pride, his arrogance and [a]his self-exaltation.

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  1. Jeremiah 48:29 Lit elevation of his heart

Judgment on Judah and Israel

Thus says the Lord,

“For three transgressions of (A)Moab and for four
I will not [a]revoke its punishment,
Because he (B)burned the bones of the king of Edom to lime.

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  1. Amos 2:1 Lit cause it to turn back, and so throughout the ch

“The (A)arrogance of your heart has deceived you,
You who live in the clefts of [a]the (B)rock,
In the loftiness of your dwelling place,
Who say in your heart,
(C)Who will bring me down to earth?’

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  1. Obadiah 1:3 Or Sela

“Though you (A)build high like the eagle,
Though you set your nest among the (B)stars,
From there I will bring you down,” declares the Lord.

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“I have heard the [a](A)taunting of Moab
And the (B)revilings of the sons of Ammon,
With which they have [b]taunted My people
And [c](C)become arrogant against their territory.

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  1. Zephaniah 2:8 Lit reproach
  2. Zephaniah 2:8 Lit reproached
  3. Zephaniah 2:8 Lit made themselves great

10 This they will have in return for their (A)pride, because they have [a](B)taunted and [b]become arrogant against the people of the Lord of hosts.

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  1. Zephaniah 2:10 Lit reproached
  2. Zephaniah 2:10 Lit made themselves great

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