There shall be no more praise of Moab: in Heshbon they have devised evil against it; come, and let us cut it off from being a nation. Also you shall be cut down, O Madmen; the sword shall pursue you.
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George Leo Haydock
Hesebon, at the foot of Phasga, and one of the strongest cities.
Shalt. Hebrew, "shall Mede Mena hold her peace. "(Calmet)
"Thou shalt be cut down, O madmen. "(Haydock)
It signifies "silence. "Thou silent city, thou shalt be reduced to a mournful silence or destruction.