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5 My heart
[leb] shall cry out [za`aq] for
Moab [Mow'ab]; his fugitives [bariyach] shall flee unto Zoar [Tso`ar], an heifer [`eglah] of three years old [shaliyshiy]: for by the mounting up [ma`aleh] of Luhith [Luwchiyth] with
weeping [Bakiy] shall they go it up [`alah]; for in the way [derek] of
Horonaim [Choronayim] they shall raise up [`uwr] a cry [za`aq] of
destruction [sheber]. KJV-Interlinear
5 My heart
cries out for Moab; His fugitives are as far as Zoar and Eglath-shelishiyah, For
they go up the ascent of Luhith weeping; Surely on the road to Horonaim they
raise a cry of distress over their ruin. NASB
Zoar was the name of the small town that Lot ran to, to escape the destruction of Sodom.
The other town names, Luhith and Horonaim with insignificant names that are probably along the borders or outer reaches of Moab, which is consistent with the fleeing of fugitives from the destruction that is happening to Moab and the country in general.
The reference to the three year old heifer, refers to the time when a young and unbred animal is first broken and placed under the yoke of burden and toil. Its first three years having been allowed to run relatively free and without constraint.
So, Isaiah, states in his prophecy, that the crying out for Moab, suggests tears of great sorrow for a people and place that is under tremendous suffering, far beyond the norm.
That the outlying areas to where people might run in order to escape, will prove to not be places of sanctuary, but places of even greater sorrow and destruction.
In short, there will be no place to run, no place of sanctuary, no place to hide, no place of safety from the mighty hand of Gods judgment and destructive power.
Having been relatively free from responsibility to run and do as it pleases, the region of Moab, which is symbolic of the entire world during the last half of the Tribulation, will find itself in the deep trouble of Gods judgment, due to the worlds harsh treatment of Jews, of Christians, and against the general nature of the world on the whole.
And now the world is called to answer for its evil. Evil that is pursued and evil that is embraced and evil that is consciously chosen, instead of good.
And as things rapidly deteriorate across the planet, there will be no place to hide from, or escape from, Gods wrath.
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