Jeremiah 48:16
New International Version
"The fall of Moab is at hand; her calamity will come quickly.

New Living Translation
“Destruction is coming fast for Moab; calamity threatens ominously.

English Standard Version
The calamity of Moab is near at hand, and his affliction hastens swiftly.

Berean Study Bible
Moab’s calamity is at hand, and his affliction is rushing swiftly.

King James Bible
The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.

New King James Version
“The calamity of Moab is near at hand, And his affliction comes quickly.

New American Standard Bible
“The disaster of Moab will soon come, And his catastrophe has hurried quickly.

NASB 1995
"The disaster of Moab will soon come, And his calamity has swiftly hastened.

NASB 1977
“The disaster of Moab will soon come, And his calamity has swiftly hastened.

Amplified Bible
“The destruction of Moab will come soon, And his disaster hurries quickly.

Christian Standard Bible
Moab’s calamity is near at hand; his disaster is rushing swiftly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Moab's calamity is near at hand; his disaster is rushing swiftly.

American Standard Version
The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Near is the ruin of Moab to come, and his affliction is very fast

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The day of Moab is near at hand, and his iniquity moves swiftly to vengeance.

Contemporary English Version
It won't be long now--disaster will hit Moab!

Douay-Rheims Bible
The destruction of Moab is near to come: the calamity thereof shall come on exceeding swiftly.

English Revised Version
The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth fast.

Good News Translation
Moab's doom approaches; its ruin is coming soon.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Moab's destruction is coming near; disaster is coming quickly.

International Standard Version
"Moab's disaster is near at hand, and his calamity is coming very quickly.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The calamity of Moab is near to come, And his affliction hasteth fast.

Literal Standard Version
The destruction of Moab is near to come, "" And his calamity has hurried exceedingly.

NET Bible
Moab's destruction is at hand. Disaster will come on it quickly.

New Heart English Bible
The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hurries fast.

World English Bible
The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hurries fast.

Young's Literal Translation
Near is the calamity of Moab to come, And his affliction hath hasted exceedingly.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Judgment on Moab
15Moab has been destroyed and its towns have been invaded; the best of its young men have gone down in the slaughter, declares the King, whose name is the LORD of Hosts. 16Moab’s calamity is at hand, and his affliction is rushing swiftly. 17Mourn for him, all you who surround him, everyone who knows his name; tell how the mighty scepter is shattered—the glorious staff!…

Cross References
Proverbs 7:23
until an arrow pierces his liver, like a bird darting into a snare--not knowing it will cost him his life.

Isaiah 13:22
Hyenas will howl in her fortresses and jackals in her luxurious palaces. Babylon's time is at hand, and her days will not be prolonged.


Treasury of Scripture

The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hastens fast.

near

Jeremiah 1:12
Then said the LORD unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I will hasten my word to perform it.

Deuteronomy 32:35
To me belongeth vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.

Isaiah 13:22
And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their desolate houses, and dragons in their pleasant palaces: and her time is near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged.









Verse 16. - The calamity of Moab, etc. The form of the verse reminds us of Deuteronomy 32:35; Isaiah 13:22.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
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

calamity
אֵיד־ (’êḏ-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 343: Oppression, misfortune, ruin

is at hand,
קָר֥וֹב (qā·rō·wḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7138: Near

and his affliction
וְרָ֣עָת֔וֹ (wə·rā·‘ā·ṯōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

is rushing
מִהֲרָ֖ה (mi·hă·rāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 4116: To be liquid, flow easily, to hurry, promptly

swiftly.
מְאֹֽד׃ (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily


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