The sword(A) of the Lord is bathed in blood,
    it is covered with fat—
the blood of lambs and goats,
    fat from the kidneys of rams.
For the Lord has a sacrifice(B) in Bozrah(C)
    and a great slaughter(D) in the land of Edom.

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God’s Day of Vengeance and Redemption

63 Who is this coming from Edom,(A)
    from Bozrah,(B) with his garments stained crimson?(C)
Who is this, robed in splendor,
    striding forward in the greatness of his strength?(D)

“It is I, proclaiming victory,
    mighty to save.”(E)

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13 I swear(A) by myself,” declares the Lord, “that Bozrah(B) will become a ruin and a curse,[a] an object of horror(C) and reproach;(D) and all its towns will be in ruins forever.”(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 49:13 That is, its name will be used in cursing (see 29:22); or, others will see that it is cursed.

22 Look! An eagle will soar and swoop(A) down,
    spreading its wings over Bozrah.(B)
In that day the hearts of Edom’s warriors(C)
    will be like the heart of a woman in labor.(D)

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