A message about Ammon
‘You have let Molech rule the people from Gad.
Your sons have not sent him away.
His people live in the country that I gave to Gad.’
‘They will fight against Rabbah, that city in Ammon.
They will pull it down to become a lot of stones.
And they will burn the villages round it with fire.
Then Israel's people will push out the people who pushed them out,’ says the Lord.
Cry aloud, you people who live in Rabbah.
You wear hard material when a friend has died.
Put on those clothes now and be very sad.
You do not know what to do. So you will run about.
Enemies will take the people from Moab to a far country.
They will take them with their
You are like a daughter that does not obey me.
You think that your valuable things will save you from your enemies.
says the great and powerful Lord.
‘Enemies will push everyone away from his home.
Nobody will save those people who are running away.