Jeremiah 48:21
New International Version
Judgment has come to the plateau-- to Holon, Jahzah and Mephaath,

New Living Translation
Judgment has been poured out on the towns of the plateau--on Holon and Jahaz and Mephaath,

English Standard Version
“Judgment has come upon the tableland, upon Holon, and Jahzah, and Mephaath,

Berean Study Bible
Judgment has come upon the high plain—upon Holon, Jahzah, and Mephaath,

New American Standard Bible
"Judgment has also come upon the plain, upon Holon, Jahzah and against Mephaath,

King James Bible
And judgment is come upon the plain country; upon Holon, and upon Jahazah, and upon Mephaath,

Christian Standard Bible
"Judgment has come to the land of the plateau--to Holon, Jahzah, Mephaath,

Contemporary English Version
I will punish every town that belongs to Moab, but especially Holon, Jahzah, Mephaath,

Good News Translation
"Judgment has come on the cities of the plateau: on Holon, Jahzah, Mephaath,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Judgment has come to the land of the plateau--to Holon, Jahzah, Mephaath,

International Standard Version
Judgment has come to the plateau: to Holon and Jahzah, and against Mephaath,

NET Bible
"Judgment will come on the cities on the high plain: on Holon, Jahzah, and Mephaath,

New Heart English Bible
Judgment has come on the plain country, on Holon, and on Jahzah, and on Mephaath,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Judgment has come to all the cities on the plain: to Holon, Jahzah, Mephaath,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And judgment is come upon the country of the Plain; upon Holon, and upon Jahzah, and upon Mephaath;

New American Standard 1977
“Judgment has also come upon the plain, upon Holon, Jahzah, and against Mephaath,

Jubilee Bible 2000
and judgment is come upon the plain country; upon Holon, and upon Jahazah, and upon Mephaath,

King James 2000 Bible
And judgment has come upon the plain country; upon Holon, and upon Jahzah, and upon Mephaath,

American King James Version
And judgment is come on the plain country; on Holon, and on Jahazah, and on Mephaath,

American Standard Version
And judgment is come upon the plain country, upon Holon, and upon Jahzah, and upon Mephaath,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And judgment is coming against the land of Misor, upon Chelon, and Rephas, and Mophas,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And judgment is come upon the plain country: upon Helon, and upon Jasa, and upon Mephaath.

Darby Bible Translation
And judgment is come upon the country of the plateau; upon Holon, and upon Jahzah, and upon Mephaath;

English Revised Version
And judgment is come upon the plain country; upon Holon, and upon Jahzah, and upon Mephaath;

Webster's Bible Translation
And judgment is come upon the plain country; upon Holon, and upon Jahazah, and upon Mephaath,

World English Bible
Judgment is come on the plain country, on Holon, and on Jahzah, and on Mephaath,

Young's Literal Translation
And judgment hath come in unto the land of the plain -- unto Holon, And unto Jahazah, and on Mephaath,
Study Bible
The Judgment on Moab
20Moab is put to shame, for it has been shattered. Wail and cry out! Declare by the Arnon that Moab is destroyed. 21Judgment has come upon the high plain— upon Holon, Jahzah, and Mephaath, 22upon Dibon, Nebo, and Beth-diblathaim,…
Cross References
Numbers 21:23
But Sihon would not let Israel pass through his territory. Instead, he gathered his whole army and went out to confront Israel in the wilderness. When he came to Jahaz, he fought against Israel.

Joshua 13:18
Jahaz, Kedemoth, Mephaath,

Isaiah 15:4
Heshbon and Elealeh cry out; their voices are heard as far as Jahaz. Therefore the soldiers of Moab cry out; their souls tremble within.

Jeremiah 48:22
upon Dibon, Nebo, and Beth-diblathaim,

Jeremiah 48:34
There is a cry from Heshbon to Elealeh; they raise their voices to Jahaz, from Zoar to Horonaim and Eglath-shelishiyah; for even the waters of Nimrim have dried up.

Treasury of Scripture

And judgment is come on the plain country; on Holon, and on Jahazah, and on Mephaath,

the plain

Jeremiah 48:8
And the spoiler shall come upon every city, and no city shall escape: the valley also shall perish, and the plain shall be destroyed, as the LORD hath spoken.

Ezekiel 25:9
Therefore, behold, I will open the side of Moab from the cities, from his cities which are on his frontiers, the glory of the country, Bethjeshimoth, Baalmeon, and Kiriathaim,

Zephaniah 2:9
Therefore as I live, saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, even the breeding of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual desolation: the residue of my people shall spoil them, and the remnant of my people shall possess them.

Jahazah

Joshua 13:18
And Jahazah, and Kedemoth, and Mephaath,

Jahaz

Isaiah 15:4
And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be heard even unto Jahaz: therefore the armed soldiers of Moab shall cry out; his life shall be grievous unto him.

Jahaz







Lexicon
Judgment
וּמִשְׁפָּ֥ט (ū·miš·pāṭ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style

has come
בָּ֖א (bā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

upon
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

the high plain—
הַמִּישֹׁ֑ר (ham·mî·šōr)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4334: A level, a plain, as a, straightness, justice

upon
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

Holon,
חֹל֥וֹן (ḥō·lō·wn)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2473: Holon -- a place in Moab, also a city in Judah

Jahzah,
יַ֖הְצָה (yah·ṣāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3096: Jahaz -- a place in Moab

and
וְעַל־ (wə·‘al-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

Mephaath,
מֵיפָֽעַת׃ (mê·p̄ā·‘aṯ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4158: Mephaath -- a Levitical city in Reuben
(21) And judgment is come upon the plain country . . .--We enter here upon a list of less known names, of which Jahaz, Beth-diblathaim, Beth-Baal-meon are found on the Moabite Stone inscription (Records of the Past, xi. 165-168). Holon does not appear elsewhere. Jahazah (under the form Jahaz) appears in Numbers 21:23; Deuteronomy 2:32; Judges 11:20, as the scene of a famous battle between Sihon and the Israelites, and in Isaiah 15:4 in connexion with Heshbon and Elealeh. Mephaath was assigned to the Reubenites (Joshua 13:18), and afterwards to the Levites (Joshua 21:37; 1Chronicles 6:79), but it had clearly fallen afterwards into the hands of the Moabites. Like the other cities named, it was in the Mishor, or "plain," on the north of the Arnon.

Verse 21. - The plain country. The mishor (see on ver. 8). Holon is not known from other sources. Jahazah (called Jahaz in ver. 34), according to Eusebius, still existed in his days, and lay between Medeba and Dibon. Like Heshbon and Dibon, it was claimed by the Reubenites (Joshua 13:18), and Mesha, in the famous inscription, states that the then King of Israel (Jehoram) "fortified Jahaz and dwelt in it, when he fought against me" (lines 18, 19). This was a great but only a temporary success, for Mesha adds that "Chemosh drove him out before me" (line 19). Mephaath was apparently near Jahaz, since it is always mentioned with that town (Joshua 13:18; Joshua 21:37; 1 Chronicles 6:79). 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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