lamentation; also interjectionally Oh! -- alas, woe.
be unto thee O Moab
from (her (the mother's) father; Moab, an incestuous son of Lot; also his territory and descendants -- Moab.
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
from an unused root meaning to subdue; the powerful; Kemosh, the god of the Moabites -- Chemosh.
to wander away, i.e. lose oneself; by implication to perish (causative, destroy)
for thy sons
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
exiled; captured; as noun, exile (abstractly or concretely and collectively); by extension, booty -- captive(-ity), prisoners, take away, that was taken.
and thy daughters
apple (of the eye), branch, company, daughter, first, old, owl, town, village.
exile (abstractly or concretely and collectively) -- captives(-ity).
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"Woe to you, Moab! The people of Chemosh have perished; For your sons have been taken away captive And your daughters into captivity.
King James Bible
Woe be unto thee, O Moab! the people of Chemosh perisheth: for thy sons are taken captives, and thy daughters captives.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Woe to you, Moab! The people of Chemosh have perished because your sons have been taken captive and your daughters have gone into captivity.
International Standard Version
How terrible for you, Moab! The people of Chemosh will perish. Indeed, your sons will be taken into captivity, and your daughters as well.
Moab, you are doomed! You people who worship Chemosh will be destroyed. Your sons will be taken away captive. Your daughters will be carried away into exile.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
How horrible it will be for you, Moab. You people of Chemosh will die. Your sons will be taken away into exile, and your daughters will be taken away into captivity.
King James 2000 Bible
Woe be unto you, O Moab! the people of Chemosh perish: for your sons are taken captives, and your daughters captives.
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