New Living Translation
Send lambs from Sela as tribute to the ruler of the land. Send them through the desert to the mountain of beautiful Zion.
King James Bible
Send ye the lamb to the ruler of the land from Sela to the wilderness, unto the mount of the daughter of Zion.
Darby Bible Translation
Send the lamb of the ruler of the land from the rock to the wilderness, unto the mount of the daughter of Zion.
World English Bible
Send the lambs for the ruler of the land from Selah to the wilderness, to the mountain of the daughter of Zion.
Young's Literal Translation
Send ye a lamb to the ruler of the land, From Selah in the wilderness, Unto the mount of the daughter of Zion.
Isaiah 16:1 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:1 Send - The prophet continues his prophecy against Moab, and gives them counsel what to do, to prevent, if possible, the desolation. Make your peace with God, by sacrifice, for all your injuries done to him, and to his people. Sela - An eminent city of Moab, seated upon a rock. Unto the mount - Unto the temple upon mount Zion.
2 Kings 3:4
King Mesha of Moab was a sheep breeder. He used to pay the king of Israel an annual tribute of 100,000 lambs and the wool of 100,000 rams.
2 Kings 14:7
Amaziah also killed 10,000 Edomites in the Valley of Salt. He also conquered Sela and changed its name to Joktheel, as it is called to this day.
These donations are to be used specifically for the purchase of bulls, rams, male lambs, and the appropriate grain offerings and liquid offerings, all of which will be offered on the altar of the Temple of your God in Jerusalem.
The enemy stops at Nob for the rest of that day. He shakes his fist at beautiful Mount Zion, the mountain of Jerusalem.
Join in the chorus, you desert towns; let the villages of Kedar rejoice! Let the people of Sela sing for joy; shout praises from the mountaintops!
All the people of Israel must join in bringing these offerings to the prince.
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