New Living Translation
We have heard about proud Moab--about its pride and arrogance and rage. But all that boasting has disappeared.
King James Bible
We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his wrath: but his lies shall not be so.
Darby Bible Translation
We have heard of the arrogance of Moab, he is very proud, of his pride, and his arrogance, and his wrath: his pratings are vain.
World English Bible
We have heard of the pride of Moab, that he is very proud; even of his arrogance, his pride, and his wrath. His boastings are nothing.
Young's Literal Translation
We have heard of the pride of Moab -- very proud, His pride, and his arrogance, and his wrath, Not right are his devices.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:6 We - The prophet having spoken to the Moabites, now turns his speech to God's people. The sense is, I do not expect that my counsels will have any good effect upon Moab; they will still carry themselves insolently and outrageously. His lies - His vain imaginations, and false and crafty counsels, shall not take effect.
Mockers are proud and haughty; they act with boundless arrogance.
God will push down Moab's people as a swimmer pushes down water with his hands. He will end their pride and all their evil works.
We have all heard of the pride of Moab, for his pride is very great. We know of his lofty pride, his arrogance, and his haughty heart.
I know about his insolence," says the LORD, "but his boasts are empty--as empty as his deeds.
This is what the LORD says: "The people of Moab have sinned again and again, and I will not let them go unpunished! They desecrated the bones of Edom's king, burning them to ashes.
You have been deceived by your own pride because you live in a rock fortress and make your home high in the mountains. 'Who can ever reach us way up here?' you ask boastfully.
"I have heard the taunts of the Moabites and the insults of the Ammonites, mocking my people and invading their borders.
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