19 Kiriathaim,(A) Sibmah,(B) Zereth Shahar on the hill in the valley,

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The fields of Heshbon(A) wither,(B)
    the vines of Sibmah(C) also.
The rulers of the nations
    have trampled down the choicest vines,(D)
which once reached Jazer(E)
    and spread toward the desert.
Their shoots spread out(F)
    and went as far as the sea.[a](G)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 16:8 Probably the Dead Sea

So I weep,(A) as Jazer weeps,
    for the vines of Sibmah.
Heshbon and Elealeh,(B)
    I drench you with tears!(C)
The shouts of joy(D) over your ripened fruit
    and over your harvests(E) have been stilled.

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32 I weep for you, as Jazer(A) weeps,
    you vines of Sibmah.(B)
Your branches spread as far as the sea[a];
    they reached as far as[b] Jazer.
The destroyer has fallen
    on your ripened fruit and grapes.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 48:32 Probably the Dead Sea
  2. Jeremiah 48:32 Two Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts as far as the Sea of

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