The burden against Moab.
Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste
Because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste
And destroyed, (Isaiah 15:1)
A prophecy of the destruction of the Moabites begun by the Assyrian, and finished by the Babylonian emperors.
Ar — The chief city of Moab.
Kir — Another eminent city of Moab
For the waters of Nimrim will be desolate,
For the green grass has withered away;
The grass fails, there is nothing green. (Isaiah 15:6)
Waters — Watery grounds being very fruitful, are commonly most inhabited; but now they also, shall be desolate and without inhabitant.Back to Bible Commentary