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Map of Old Testament Israel - Kir-hareseth
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Kir-hareseth (Kir, Kir-heres): el-Kerak. capital of Moab; attacked by Israel (with Judah and Edom), 2 Kgs. 3. 25; Isa. 15. 1; 16. 7, 11; Jer. 48. 31, 36
2 Kings 3:25 -
And they beat down the cities, and on every good piece of land cast every man his stone, and filled it; and they stopped all the wells of water, and felled all the good trees: only in Kirharaseth left they the stones thereof; howbeit the slingers went about [it], and smote it.
Isaiah 15:1 - The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, [and] brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, [and] brought to silence;
Isaiah 16:7 - Therefore shall Moab howl for Moab, every one shall howl: for the foundations of Kirhareseth shall ye mourn; surely [they are] stricken.
Isaiah 16:11 - Wherefore my bowels shall sound like an harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirharesh.
Jeremiah 48:31 - Therefore will I howl for Moab, and I will cry out for all Moab; [mine heart] shall mourn for the men of Kirheres.
Jeremiah 48:36 - Therefore mine heart shall sound for Moab like pipes, and mine heart shall sound like pipes for the men of Kirheres: because the riches [that] he hath gotten are perished.
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