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“You shall not abhor an Edomite, for (A)he is your brother. You shall not abhor an Egyptian, because (B)you were a sojourner in his land.

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11 Thus says the Lord:

(A)“For three transgressions of (B)Edom,
    and for four, I will not revoke the punishment,
(C)because he pursued his brother with the sword
    (D)and cast off all pity,
(E)and his anger tore perpetually,
    (F)and he kept his wrath for ever.

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Edom's Violence Against Jacob

10 (A)Because of the violence done to your brother Jacob,
    shame shall cover you,
    (B)and you shall be cut off for ever.

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12 (A)But do not gloat over the day of your brother
    in the day of his misfortune;
(B)do not rejoice over the people of Judah
    in the day of their ruin;
(C)do not boast[a]
    in the day of distress.

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  1. Obadiah 1:12 Hebrew do not enlarge your mouth

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