Isaiah 16:6
New International Version
We have heard of Moab’s pride— how great is her arrogance!— of her conceit, her pride and her insolence; but her boasts are empty.

New Living Translation
We have heard about proud Moab— about its pride and arrogance and rage. But all that boasting has disappeared.

English Standard Version
We have heard of the pride of Moab— how proud he is!— of his arrogance, his pride, and his insolence; in his idle boasting he is not right.

Berean Study Bible
We have heard of Moab’s pomposity, his exceeding pride and conceit, his overflowing arrogance. But his boasting is empty.

King James Bible
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.

New King James Version
We have heard of the pride of Moab— He is very proud— Of his haughtiness and his pride and his wrath; But his lies shall not be so.

New American Standard Bible
We have heard of the pride of Moab, an excessive pride; Even of his arrogance, pride, and fury; His idle boasts are false.

NASB 1995
We have heard of the pride of Moab, an excessive pride; Even of his arrogance, pride, and fury; His idle boasts are false.

NASB 1977
We have heard of the pride of Moab, an excessive pride; Even of his arrogance, pride, and fury; His idle boasts are false.

Amplified Bible
We have heard of the pride of Moab, an excessive pride— Even of his arrogance, his conceit, his rage, His untruthful boasting.

Christian Standard Bible
We have heard of Moab’s pride — how very proud he is — his haughtiness, his pride, his arrogance, and his empty boasting.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
We have heard of Moab’s pride— how very proud he is— his haughtiness, his pride, his arrogance, and his empty boasting.

American Standard Version
We have heard of the pride of Moab, that he is very proud; even of his arrogancy, and his pride, and his wrath; his boastings are nought.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
We have heard the pride of Moab because he is very proud; thus his pride and his elevation and his enduring wrath his soothsayers did not show concerning him

Brenton Septuagint Translation
We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud. I have cut off his pride: thy prophecy shall not be thus, no not thus.

Contemporary English Version
We have heard of Moab's pride. Its people strut and boast, but without reason.

Douay-Rheims Bible
We have heard of the pride of Moab, he is exceeding proud: his pride and his arrogancy, and his indignation is more than his strength.

English Revised Version
We have heard of the pride of Moab, that he is very proud; even of his arrogancy, and his pride, and his wrath; his boastings are nought.

Good News Translation
The people of Judah say, "We have heard how proud the people of Moab are. We know that they are arrogant and conceited, but their boasts are empty."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We've heard of the arrogance of Moab's people. They are very arrogant. We've heard of their boasting, arrogance, and conceit, but their boasts aren't true.

International Standard Version
"We've heard about Moab's pride— so very proud he became!— his arrogance, his pride, and his insolence; therefore he is alone.

JPS Tanakh 1917
We have heard of the pride of Moab; He is very proud; Even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his arrogancy, His ill-founded boastings.

Literal Standard Version
We have heard of the pride of Moab—very proud, His pride, and his arrogance, and his wrath—his boastings [are] not right.

NET Bible
We have heard about Moab's pride, their great arrogance, their boasting, pride, and excess. But their boastful claims are empty!

New Heart English Bible
We have heard of the pride of Moab, that he is very proud; even of his arrogance, his pride, and his wrath. His boastings are nothing.

World English Bible
We have heard of the pride of Moab, that he is very proud; even of his arrogance, his pride, and his wrath. His boastings are nothing.

Young's Literal Translation
We have heard of the pride of Moab -- very proud, His pride, and his arrogance, and his wrath, Not right are his devices.

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Prophecy of Moab's Devastation
5in loving devotion a throne will be established in the tent of David. A judge seeking justice and hastening righteousness will sit on it in faithfulness. 6We have heard of Moab’s pomposity, his exceeding pride and conceit, his overflowing arrogance. But his boasting is empty. 7Therefore let Moab wail; let them wail together for Moab. Moan for the raisin cakes of Kir-hareseth, you who are utterly stricken.…

Cross References
Proverbs 21:24
Mocker is the name of the proud and arrogant man--of him who acts with excessive pride.

Isaiah 25:11
He will spread out his hands within it, as a swimmer spreads his arms to swim. His pride will be brought low, despite the skill of his hands.

Jeremiah 48:29
We have heard of Moab's pomposity, his exceeding pride and conceit, his proud arrogance and haughtiness of heart.

Jeremiah 48:30
I know his insolence," declares the LORD, "but it is futile. His boasting is as empty as his deeds.

Amos 2:1
This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Moab, even four, I will not revoke My judgment, because he burned to lime the bones of Edom's king.

Obadiah 1:3
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?'

Zephaniah 2:8
"I have heard the reproach of Moab and the insults of the Ammonites, who have taunted My people and threatened their borders.


Treasury of Scripture

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.

have

Isaiah 2:11
The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

Jeremiah 48:26,29,30,42
Make ye him drunken: for he magnified himself against the LORD: Moab also shall wallow in his vomit, and he also shall be in derision…

Amos 2:1
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Moab, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because he burned the bones of the king of Edom into lime:

but

Isaiah 28:15,18
Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves: …

Isaiah 44:25
That frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;

Jeremiah 50:36
A sword is upon the liars; and they shall dote: a sword is upon her mighty men; and they shall be dismayed.









(6) We have heard of the pride of Moab . . .--The hopes of the prophet are clouded by the remembrance of the characteristic sin of Moab. Of this the Moabite Inscription gives sufficient evidence. (See Notes on Isaiah 15) Isaiah's language finds an echo in Jeremiah 48:29.

But his lies shall not be so.--Better, "his lies, or boasts, are of no worth," are "not so" as they seem to be.

Verse 6. - We have heard of the pride of Moab. A new section commences. Moab has not accepted the offer of mercy made in vers. 1-5, and is therefore denounced afresh. Her "pride" prevented her from renewing her subjection to the house of David, and therefore it is her pride which is specially condemned. His lies shall not be so; rather, of no worth are his boast-tags. The result will not correspond with them.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
We have heard
שָׁמַ֥עְנוּ (šā·ma‘·nū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

of Moab’s
מוֹאָ֖ב (mō·w·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4124: Moab -- a son of Lot,also his descendants and the territory where they settled

pride,
גְאוֹן־ (ḡə·’ō·wn-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1347: Arrogance, majesty, ornament

his exceeding
מְאֹ֑ד (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

pride
גֵּ֣א (gê)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 1341: Haughty

[and] conceit,
גַּאֲוָת֧וֹ (ga·’ă·wā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1346: Arrogance, majesty, ornament

his overflowing
וְעֶבְרָת֖וֹ (wə·‘eḇ·rā·ṯōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5678: Overflow, arrogance, fury

arrogance.
וּגְאוֹנ֛וֹ (ū·ḡə·’ō·w·nōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1347: Arrogance, majesty, ornament

But his boasting
בַּדָּֽיו׃ (bad·dāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 907: A brag, lie, a liar

is empty.
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no


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