trembling will seize 2 the leaders of Moab,
and the inhabitants of Canaan will shake.
until 7 your people pass by, O Lord,
until the people whom you have bought 8 pass by.
1 tn This is a prophetic perfect.
2 tn This verb is imperfect tense.
3 tn The two words can form a nominal hendiadys, “a dreadful fear,” though most English versions retain the two separate terms.
4 tn The form is an imperfect.
5 tn The adjective is in construct form and governs the noun “arm” (“arm” being the anthropomorphic expression for what God did). See GKC 428 §132.c.
7 tn Clauses beginning with עַד (’ad) express a limit that is not absolute, but only relative, beyond which the action continues (GKC 446-47 §138.g).