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 21:27
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 21:29
21:28 For a fire has come out of Cheshbon;
a flame from Sichon's capital,
And it has consumed Ar of Moab,
the masters of the Arnon's altars

Ki esh yats'ah meCheshbon lehavah mikiryat Sichon achlah Ar Moav ba'aley bamot Arnon.
21:29 Woe is to you, Moab;
you are destroyed, nation of Kemosh.
Your sons have become refugees,
your daughters are captives
To Sichon, king of the Amorites.

Oy-lecha Moav avadeta am-Kemosh natan banav pleytim uvnotav bashvit lemelech Emori Sichon.



Commentary:

Ar
  Or, 'the fortress of...' See Numbers 21:16.

masters
  Or, 'plains' (Chizzkuni). See Numbers 21:19.

Kemosh
  Moabite deity, possibly a war god; see Judges 11:24; 1 Kings 11:7, 2 Kings 23;13; Jeremiah 48:7,13. It is said to be a natural formation of black rock in the form of a woman (Paneach Razah, quoting Sekhel Tov). Its worship included shaving the head (Midrash HaGadol on Exodus 20:5; Sefer HaMitzvoth, Negative Commandment 6; cf. Jeremiah 9:25).

Your
  Literally, 'his.'





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