Isaiah, 16

Isaiah, 16

The Moabites' Lament ● 14 verses ● 2 min

In Isaiah chapter 16, God speaks to the prophet Isaiah about the Moabites, a neighboring nation to Israel. The Moabites are in distress and turn to Israel for help, but they receive no answer. God tells them that they have become prideful and will face destruction, but offers them hope in the future.

This chapter of Isaiah is a reminder that even those who have strayed from God can turn back to Him and find redemption. The Moabites had rejected God, and their pride led them to destruction. However, God still offered them a glimmer of hope, showing that He is merciful and forgiving. This is a lesson that we can apply to our own lives, as we all have the opportunity to turn back to God and find redemption, no matter how far we may have strayed. The Moabites' lament serves as a warning and an encouragement to us all.


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Isaiah, 16

The Moabites' Lament

Send ye the lamb to the ruler of the land from Sela to the wilderness, unto the mount of the daughter of Zion.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 1

For it shall be, that, as a wandering bird cast out of the nest, so the daughters of Moab shall be at the fords of Arnon.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 2

Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday; hide the outcasts; bewray not him that wandereth.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 3

Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler: for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 4

And in mercy shall the throne be established: and he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 5

We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his wrath: but his lies shall not be so.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 6

Therefore shall Moab howl for Moab, every one shall howl: for the foundations of Kirhareseth shall ye mourn; surely they are stricken.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 7

For the fields of Heshbon languish, and the vine of Sibmah: the lords of the heathen have broken down the principal plants thereof, they are come even unto Jazer, they wandered through the wilderness: her branches are stretched out, they are gone over the sea.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 8

Therefore I will bewail with the weeping of Jazer the vine of Sibmah: I will water thee with my tears, O Heshbon, and Elealeh: for the shouting for thy summer fruits and for thy harvest is fallen.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 9

And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the plentiful field; and in the vineyards there shall be no singing, neither shall there be shouting: the treaders shall tread out no wine in their presses; I have made their vintage shouting to cease.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 10

Wherefore my bowels shall sound like an harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirharesh.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 11

And it shall come to pass, when it is seen that Moab is weary on the high place, that he shall come to his sanctuary to pray; but he shall not prevail.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 12

This is the word that the LORD hath spoken concerning Moab since that time.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 13

But now the LORD hath spoken, saying, Within three years, as the years of an hireling, and the glory of Moab shall be contemned, with all that great multitude; and the remnant shall be very small and feeble.

Isaiah, Chapter: 16, Verse: 14


How long does it take to read Isaiah chapter 16?

Assuming a reader with an average reading speed of 300 WPM reads the Isaiah, chapter 16 it would take approximately 2 minutes to finish.

How many verses does Isaiah, chapter 16 have?

There are 14 verses in the book of Isaiah.

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