"Stop complaining about things not turning out well for you.
Don't you realize that the very nation that I brought out of Egypt and built up in this land has been destroyed. If I can lose a nation, surely you can handle going through some stuff.”
desolate, with no one to live in them.” -- Jeremiah 48:9 (Key verse)
Verses 11-20: Moab has had it easy up to this point. Unlike other nations she has not been challenged – now the challenge will come. The ease and the finery of Moab will be undone.
Verses 21:-27: Moab will become an object of ridicule
Verses 28 – 39: The pride and arrogance of Moab will change from shouts of joy while treading out wine to shouts of agony. The party is over for Moab.
Verses 40 – 47: There is no escape – “Whoever flees from the terror will fall into a pit, whoever climbs out of the pit will be caught in a snare; for I will bring upon Moab the year of her punishment.”