Surely, no one 1 knows his appointed time! 2 Like fish that are caught in a deadly 3 net, and like birds that are caught in a snare – just like them, all people 4 are ensnared 5 at an unfortunate 6 time that falls upon them suddenly.
The one who runs away from the sound of the terror will fall into the pit; 1 the one who climbs out of the pit, will be trapped by the snare. For the floodgates of the heavens 2 are opened up 3 and the foundations of the earth shake.
Anyone who flees at the sound of terror will fall into a pit. Anyone who climbs out of the pit will be caught in a trap. 1 For the time is coming when I will punish the people of Moab. 2 I, the Lord, affirm it! 3