Jeremiah 48:35
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New International Version
In Moab I will put an end to those who make offerings on the high places and burn incense to their gods," declares the LORD.

New Living Translation
"I will put an end to Moab," says the LORD, "for the people offer sacrifices at the pagan shrines and burn incense to their false gods.

English Standard Version
And I will bring to an end in Moab, declares the LORD, him who offers sacrifice in the high place and makes offerings to his god.

New American Standard Bible
"I will make an end of Moab," declares the LORD, "the one who offers sacrifice on the high place and the one who burns incense to his gods.

King James Bible
Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, saith the LORD, him that offereth in the high places, and him that burneth incense to his gods.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In Moab, I will stop"--this is the LORD's declaration--"the one who offers sacrifices on the high place and burns incense to his gods.

International Standard Version
In Moab," declares the LORD, "I'll put an end to the one who offers a burnt offering on the high place and to the one who burns incense to his gods.

NET Bible
I will put an end in Moab to those who make offerings at her places of worship. I will put an end to those who sacrifice to other gods. I, the LORD, affirm it!

New Heart English Bible
Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab,' says the LORD, 'him who offers sacrifice in the high place, and him who burns incense to his gods.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will stop those in Moab who come to worship sites, those who bring offerings to their gods," declares the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, Saith the LORD, Him that offereth in the high place, And him that offereth to his gods.

New American Standard 1977
“And I shall make an end of Moab,” declares the LORD, “the one who offers sacrifice on the high place and the one who burns incense to his gods.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, saith the LORD, him that offers upon an altar and him that burns incense to his gods.

King James 2000 Bible
Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, says the LORD, he that offers in the high places, and he that burns incense to his gods.

American King James Version
Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, said the LORD, him that offers in the high places, and him that burns incense to his gods.

American Standard Version
Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, saith Jehovah, him that offereth in the high place, and him that burneth incense to his gods.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will take away from Moab, saith the Lord, him that offereth in the high places, and that sacrificeth to his gods.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will cause to cease in Moab, saith Jehovah, him that offereth in the high place, and him that burneth incense to his gods.

English Revised Version
Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, saith the LORD, him that offereth in the high place, and him that burneth incense to his gods.

Webster's Bible Translation
Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, saith the LORD, him that offereth in the high places, and him that burneth incense to his gods.

World English Bible
Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, says Yahweh, him who offers in the high place, and him who burns incense to his gods.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have caused to cease to Moab, An affirmation of Jehovah, Him who is offering in a high place, And him who is making perfume to his god.
Study Bible
The Judgment on Moab
34"From the outcry at Heshbon even to Elealeh, even to Jahaz they have raised their voice, from Zoar even to Horonaim and to Eglath-shelishiyah; for even the waters of Nimrim will become desolate. 35"I will make an end of Moab," declares the LORD, "the one who offers sacrifice on the high place and the one who burns incense to his gods. 36"Therefore My heart wails for Moab like flutes; My heart also wails like flutes for the men of Kir-heres. Therefore they have lost the abundance it produced.…
Cross References
Isaiah 15:2
They have gone up to the temple and to Dibon, even to the high places to weep. Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba; Everyone's head is bald and every beard is cut off.

Isaiah 16:12
So it will come about when Moab presents himself, When he wearies himself upon his high place And comes to his sanctuary to pray, That he will not prevail.

Jeremiah 7:9
"Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery and swear falsely, and offer sacrifices to Baal and walk after other gods that you have not known,

Jeremiah 11:13
"For your gods are as many as your cities, O Judah; and as many as the streets of Jerusalem are the altars you have set up to the shameful thing, altars to burn incense to Baal.
Treasury of Scripture

Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, said the LORD, him that offers in the high places, and him that burns incense to his gods.

him that offereth

Jeremiah 48:7 For because you have trusted in your works and in your treasures, …

Numbers 22:40,41 And Balak offered oxen and sheep, and sent to Balaam, and to the …

Numbers 28:14,28-30 And their drink offerings shall be half an hin of wine to a bullock, …

Isaiah 15:2 He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: …

Isaiah 16:12 And it shall come to pass, when it is seen that Moab is weary on …

(35) I will cause to cease in Moab . . .--The words indicate that the pilgrimages to the sanctuary of Chemosh, on the mountains of Moab, were a prominent feature in the nation's life. One result of the Chaldan conquest would be that they should be brought to an end.

Verse 35. - Him that offereth in the high places; rather, him that goeth up to a high place. Apparently a reminiscence of Isaiah 15:2 and Isaiah 16:12. As Dr. Payne Smith well remarks, "The last stage of natural ruin is reached, when thus the rites of religion entirely cease." Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, saith the Lord, him that offereth in the high places,.... A burnt offering there; that is, the priest, who shall be taken and carried captive, Jeremiah 48:7; even everyone of them; so that there will not be one left to otter sacrifice:

and him that burneth incense to his gods: Chemosh, and others, the Moabites worshipped: this suggests that idolatry was one of the sins for which they were punished; and as all places and all sorts of persons should suffer in this calamity, so likewise idolatrous places, priests, and worshippers. 35. him that offereth—namely, whole burnt offerings as the Hebrew requires [Grotius]. Compare the awful burnt offering of the king of Moab (2Ki 3:27).

high places—(Isa 16:12).48:14-47. The destruction of Moab is further prophesied, to awaken them by national repentance and reformation to prevent the trouble, or by a personal repentance and reformation to prepare for it. In reading this long roll of threatenings, and mediating on the terror, it will be of more use to us to keep in view the power of God's anger and the terror of his judgments, and to have our hearts possessed with a holy awe of God and of his wrath, than to search into all the figures and expressions here used. Yet it is not perpetual destruction. The chapter ends with a promise of their return out of captivity in the latter days. Even with Moabites God will not contend for ever, nor be always wroth. The Jews refer it to the days of the Messiah; then the captives of the Gentiles, under the yoke of sin and Satan, shall be brought back by Divine grace, which shall make them free indeed.
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