Remember, Lord, what the Edomites(A) did
    on the day Jerusalem fell.(B)
“Tear it down,” they cried,
    “tear it down to its foundations!”(C)

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29 “Edom(A) is there, her kings and all her princes; despite their power, they are laid with those killed by the sword. They lie with the uncircumcised, with those who go down to the pit.(B)

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“Son of man, set your face against Mount Seir;(A) prophesy against it and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: I am against you, Mount Seir, and I will stretch out my hand(B) against you and make you a desolate waste.(C)

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this is what the Sovereign Lord says: In my burning(A) zeal I have spoken against the rest of the nations, and against all Edom, for with glee and with malice in their hearts they made my land their own possession so that they might plunder its pastureland.’(B)

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11 This is what the Lord says:

“For three sins of Edom,(A)
    even for four, I will not relent.
Because he pursued his brother with a sword(B)
    and slaughtered the women of the land,
because his anger raged continually
    and his fury flamed unchecked,(C)

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Obadiah’s Vision(A)(B)

The vision(C) of Obadiah.

This is what the Sovereign Lord says about Edom(D)

We have heard a message from the Lord:
    An envoy(E) was sent to the nations to say,
“Rise, let us go against her for battle”(F)

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10 Because of the violence(A) against your brother Jacob,(B)
    you will be covered with shame;
    you will be destroyed forever.(C)
11 On the day you stood aloof
    while strangers carried off his wealth
and foreigners entered his gates
    and cast lots(D) for Jerusalem,
    you were like one of them.(E)
12 You should not gloat(F) over your brother
    in the day of his misfortune,(G)
nor rejoice(H) over the people of Judah
    in the day of their destruction,(I)
nor boast(J) so much
    in the day of their trouble.(K)
13 You should not march through the gates of my people
    in the day of their disaster,
nor gloat over them in their calamity(L)
    in the day of their disaster,
nor seize their wealth
    in the day of their disaster.
14 You should not wait at the crossroads
    to cut down their fugitives,(M)
nor hand over their survivors
    in the day of their trouble.

15 “The day of the Lord is near(N)
    for all nations.
As you have done, it will be done to you;
    your deeds(O) will return upon your own head.
16 Just as you drank(P) on my holy hill,(Q)
    so all the nations will drink(R) continually;
they will drink and drink
    and be as if they had never been.(S)

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Edom(A) may say, “Though we have been crushed, we will rebuild(B) the ruins.”

But this is what the Lord Almighty says: “They may build, but I will demolish.(C) They will be called the Wicked Land, a people always under the wrath of the Lord.(D)

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