Therefore will I wail for Moab, and I will cry out for all Moab; my heart shall mourn for the men of Kir-heres.
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George Leo Haydock
Brick wall. Hebrew Kir-cheres, (Isaias xvi. 7.; Calmet) "the city of the sun "(Grotius) Ar, the capital. The prophet joins in the mournful canticle, as was usual, Luke vii. 32. (Calmet)
Those who boast of more than they have, are compared to an earthen wall. (Worthington)