Jeremiah 48:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
Put salt on Moab, for she will be laid waste; her towns will become desolate, with no one to live in them.

New Living Translation
Oh, that Moab had wings so she could fly away, for her towns will be left empty, with no one living in them.

English Standard Version
“Give wings to Moab, for she would fly away; her cities shall become a desolation, with no inhabitant in them.

Berean Study Bible
Put salt on Moab, for she will be laid waste; her cities will become desolate, with no one to dwell in them.

New American Standard Bible
“Give wings to Moab, For she will flee away; And her cities will become a desolation, Without inhabitants in them.

NASB 1995
"Give wings to Moab, For she will flee away; And her cities will become a desolation, Without inhabitants in them.

NASB 1977
“Give wings to Moab, For she will flee away; And her cities will become a desolation, Without inhabitants in them.

Amplified Bible
“Give a gravestone to Moab, For she will fall into ruins; Her cities (pastures, farms) will be desolate, Without anyone to live in them.

Christian Standard Bible
Make Moab a salt marsh, for she will run away; her towns will become a desolation, without inhabitant.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Make Moab a salt marsh, for she will run away; her towns will become a desolation, without inhabitant.

Contemporary English Version
Spread salt on the ground to kill the crops. Leave its towns in ruins, with no one living there.

Good News Translation
Set up a tombstone for Moab; it will soon be destroyed. Its towns will be left in ruins, and no one will live there again." (

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Put salt on Moab. It will be destroyed. Its cities will become deserted ruins.

International Standard Version
"Put salt on Moab for she will surely fall. Her towns will become desolate places, without any inhabitants in them.

NET Bible
Set up a gravestone for Moab, for it will certainly be laid in ruins! Its cities will be laid waste and become uninhabited."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Give wings unto Moab, that it may flee and get away: for the cities thereof shall be desolate, without any to dwell therein.

New King James Version
“Give wings to Moab, That she may flee and get away; For her cities shall be desolate, Without any to dwell in them.

King James 2000 Bible
Give wings unto Moab, that it may flee and get away: for its cities shall be desolate, without any to dwell in them.

New Heart English Bible
Give wings to Moab, that she may fly and get her away: and her cities shall become a desolation, without any to dwell in them.'

World English Bible
Give wings to Moab, that she may fly and get her away: and her cities shall become a desolation, without any to dwell therein.

American King James Version
Give wings to Moab, that it may flee and get away: for the cities thereof shall be desolate, without any to dwell therein.

American Standard Version
Give wings unto Moab, that she may fly and get her away: and her cities shall become a desolation, without any to dwell therein.

A Faithful Version
Give wings to Moab so that it may flee and get away; for its cities shall be desolate, without an inhabitant in them.

Darby Bible Translation
Give wings unto Moab, that she may flee and get away; and the cities thereof shall become a desolation, without inhabitant.

English Revised Version
Give wings unto Moab, that she may fly and get her away: and her cities shall become a desolation, without any to dwell therein.

Webster's Bible Translation
Give wings to Moab, that it may flee and get away: for its cities shall be desolate, without any to dwell in them.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Giue wings vnto Moab, that it may flee and get away: for the cities thereof shalbe desolate, without any to dwell therein.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Geue winges vnto Moab, that she get her away speedyly: for her cities shalbe made so desolate, that no man shall dwell therein.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Make a token vnto Moab, that she get hir awaye spedely: for hir cities shalbe made so desolate, that no man shall dwell therin.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Give wings to Moab, that she may go forth and flee away, "" And her cities are for a desolation, "" Without an inhabitant in them.

Young's Literal Translation
Give wings to Moab, for she utterly goeth out, And her cities are for a desolation, Without an inhabitant in them.

Smith's Literal Translation
Ye shall give a wing to Moab, that fleeing she shall go forth: for her cities shall be for a desolation, from none dwelling in them.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Give a flower to Moab, for in its flower it shall go out: and the cities thereof shall be desolate, and uninhabited.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Give a blossom to Moab. For it will depart when it is blossoming. And its cities will become desolate and uninhabited.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Give a crown to Moab because the sword destroys and all her cities shall be for a wilderness which is without inhabitant

Lamsa Bible
Give a garland to Moab, for she shall surely be destroyed, and all her cities shall become a desolation without any to dwell in them.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Give wings unto Moab, For she must fly and get away; And her cities shall become a desolation, Without any to dwell therein.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Set marks upon Moab, for she shall be touched with a plague-spot, and all her cities shall become desolate; whence shall there be an inhabitant for her?








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