men: Heb. children, Jdg 6:3, Jdg 6:33, Jdg 7:12, Jdg 8:10, 1Ki 4:30. Josephus expressly states, that five years after the destruction of Jerusalem, Nebuchadnezzar turned his arms against the Ammonites and Moabites, and entirely subjugated them; and it is probable, that the Arabs, and other nations east of Judah, then took possession of their cities, and enjoyed the fruits of their land. The country of Moab and Ammon is now inhabited by the Bedouin Arabs; where they pasture their flocks, and, no doubt, make the ruins of Rabbah, their one proud capital, "a stable for camels," and other cattle. See note on 2Sa 12:26.
of the east: Gen 29:1, Num 23:7, Isa 41:2
they shall eat: Lev 26:16, Deu 28:33, Deu 28:51, Jdg 6:3-6, Isa 1:7, Isa 32:8, Isa 32:9, Isa 65:22
Reciprocal: Jer 49:2 - that I will Lam 1:14 - delivered Eze 25:10 - the men