Those who harvest grapes always leave a few for the poor. If thieves came at night, even they would not take everything.
But I will strip bare the land of Edom, and there will be no place left to hide. Its children, its brothers, and its neighbors -- all will be destroyed -- and Edom itself will be no more.
I have heard a message from the LORD that an ambassador was sent to the nations to say, "Form a coalition against Edom, and prepare for battle!"
This is what the LORD says: "I will cut you down to size among the nations, Edom. You will be despised by all.
You are proud that you inspire fear in others. And you are proud because you live in a rock fortress and hide high in the mountains. But don't fool yourselves! Though you live among the peaks with the eagles, I will bring you crashing down," says the LORD.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)