I hear, Mr. Jones,” said he, “that you are going to Moab to-morrow.
Without further adventure the journey was continued to Moab.
He neither tells us that Omri subdued Moab, nor that he was defeated by Syria.
But Moab was shown to be in peril, was warned to be generous.
That the two young widows should return each to her mother's house and marry again in Moab is Naomi's urgent advice to them.
My father reigned over Moab 30 years, and I reigned after my father.
All were known to him, even the beautiful stranger from the land of Moab.
His son succeeded him, and he also said, I will oppress Moab.
Now-a-days the sandy plain round Jericho is as dry and arid as are any of the valleys of Moab.
The land of Moab was laid waste, although Mesa was not subjugated.