The terror you cause and the pride of your heart have deceived you, O dwellers in the clefts of the rocks, O occupiers of the mountain summit. Though you elevate your nest like the eagle, even from there I will bring you down," declares the LORD.
Cross References2 Kings 14:7
Amaziah struck down ten thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. He took Sela in battle and called it Joktheel, its name to this very day.
Does the eagle soar at your command and make his nest on high?
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
My hand reached as into a nest to seize the wealth of the nations. Like one gathering abandoned eggs, I gathered all the earth. No wing fluttered, no beak opened or chirped."
You said in your heart: "I will ascend to the heavens; I will raise my throne above the stars of God. I will sit on the mount of assembly, in the far reaches of the north.
Abandon the towns and dwell among the rocks, O residents of Moab! Be like a dove that nests at the mouth of a cave.
"For behold, I will make you small among the nations, despised among men.
Summon the archers against Babylon, all who string the bow. Encamp all around her; let no one escape. Repay her according to her deeds; do to her as she has done. For she has defied the LORD, the Holy One of Israel.
Even if Babylon should ascend to the heavens and fortify her lofty stronghold, the destroyers I send will come against her, declares the LORD.
Though they dig down to Sheol, from there My hand will take them; and though they climb up to heaven, from there I will pull them down.
The pride of your heart has deceived you--O dwellers in the clefts of the rocks whose habitation is the heights, who say in your heart, 'Who can bring me down to the ground?'
Woe to him who builds his house by unjust gain, to place his nest on high and escape the hand of disaster!
but Esau I have hated, and I have made his mountains a wasteland and left his inheritance to the desert jackals."
Chapter Outline1. The judgment of the Ammonites
6. Their restoration
7. The judgment of Edom
23. of Damascus
28. of Kedar
30. of Hazor
34. and of Elam
39. The restoration of Elam
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Isaiah 25:4, 5
Song of Solomon 2:14
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