New Defender's Study Bible Notes
16:1 Sela. “Sela” is the same as “Petra,” the famous rock city of the neighboring kingdom of Edom, so fascinating to modern tourists.
16:4 covert to them. This event will probably be fulfilled in the future flight of the people of Israel from the Beast in the tribulation period, to be sheltered in the wilderness (Revelation 12:6).
16:5 tabernacle of David. See Acts 15:13-17. After the tribulation, the Lord Jesus will rule from the throne of His father David (Isaiah 9:7; Luke 1:32).
16:14 Within three years. Three years after this prophecy, the Assyrians invaded Moab and laid it waste, leaving only a small remnant in the land.