Jeremiah 48:16
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New American Standard Bible
"The disaster of Moab will soon come, And his calamity has swiftly hastened.

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

Darby Bible Translation
The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hasteth 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.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Near to come - Twenty-three years elapsed between the fourth year of Jehoiakim, when this prophecy was spoken, and its accomplishment by the invasion of Moab five years after the capture of Jerusalem. So slowly does God's justice move onward.

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Balaam's Prophecy. (Numb. xxiv. 17-19. )
Carried by the Spirit into the far distant future, Balaam sees here how a star goeth out of Jacob and a sceptre riseth out of Israel, and how this sceptre smiteth Moab, by whose enmity the Seer had been brought from a distant region for the destruction of Israel. And not Moab only shall be smitten, but its southern neighbour, Edom, too shall be subdued, whose hatred against Israel had already been prefigured in its ancestor, and had now begun to display Itself; and In general, all the enemies of
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

The Prophet Joel.
PRELIMINARY REMARKS. The position which has been assigned to Joel in the collection of the Minor Prophets, furnishes an external argument for the determination of the time at which Joel wrote. There cannot be any doubt that the Collectors were guided by a consideration of the chronology. The circumstance, that they placed the prophecies of Joel just between the two prophets who, according to the inscriptions and contents of their prophecies, belonged to the time of Jeroboam and Uzziah, is
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Proverbs 7:23
Until an arrow pierces through his liver; As a bird hastens to the snare, So he does not know that it will cost him his life.

Isaiah 13:22
Hyenas will howl in their fortified towers And jackals in their luxurious palaces. Her fateful time also will soon come And her days will not be prolonged.

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