48:7 “Moab, you trust in the things you do and in your riches.
So you too will be conquered.
along with his priests and his officials.
You people who worship Chemosh will be destroyed.
Your sons will be taken away captive.
Your daughters will be carried away into exile. 4
1 sn Chemosh was the national god of Moab (see also Numb 21:29). Child sacrifice appears to have been a part of his worship (2 Kgs 3:27). Solomon built a high place in Jerusalem for him (1 Kgs 11:7), and he appears to have been worshiped in Israel until Josiah tore that high place down (2 Kgs 23:13).
4 tn Heb “Your sons will be taken away into captivity, your daughters into exile.”