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38 There shall be lamentation generally upon all the gagot (roofs) of Moav, and in the streets thereof; for I have broken Moav like a keli (vessel) wherein is no chefets (pleasure) saith Hashem.

39 They shall wail, saying, How is it shattered! How hath Moav turned the back with shame! So shall Moav be a laughingstock and a horror to all them about him.

40 For thus saith Hashem; Hinei, one shall fly like the nesher, and shall spread his wings over Moav.

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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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