Isa 15:1
15:1 The {a} burden of Moab. Because in the night {b} Ar of Moab
     is laid waste, [and] brought to silence; because in the
     night Kir of Moab is laid waste, [and] brought to silence;

     (a) \\Read Geneva "Isa 13:1"\\
     (b) The chief city by which the whole country was meant.

Isa 15:2
15:2 {c} He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places,
     to weep: Moab shall wail over {d} Nebo, and over Medeba: on
     all {e} their heads [shall be] baldness, [and] every beard

     (c) The Moabites will flee to their idols for comfort but
         it will be too late.
     (d) Which were cites of Moab.
     (e) For as in the west parts the people used to let their
         hair grow long when they mourned, so in the East part
         they cut it off.

Isa 15:5
15:5 My {f} heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives [shall
     flee] to Zoar, {g} an heifer of three years old: for they
     shall go up the ascent of Luhith with weeping for in the
     way of Horonaim they {h} shall raise a cry of destruction.

     (f) The prophet speaks this in the person of the Moabites:
         or as one who felt the great judgment of God that God
         would come on them.
     (g) Meaning that it was a city that always lived in
         pleasure and never felt sorrow.
     (h) He describes the miserable dissipation and flight of
         the Moabites.

Isa 15:7
15:7 Therefore the abundance they have gained, and that which
     they have laid up, shall they carry away to the {i} brook
     of the willows.

     (i) To hide themselves and their goods there.

Isa 15:9
15:9 For the waters of Dimon shall be full {k} of blood: for I
     will bring more upon Dimon, lions {l} upon him that
     escapeth of Moab, and upon the remnant of the land.

     (k) Of them who are slain.
     (l) So that by no means would they escape the hand of God:
         thus will God punish the enemies of his Church.

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