"I have 1loved you," says the LORD. But you say, "How have You loved us?" "Was not EsauJacob'sbrother ?" declares the LORD. "Yet I 2have lovedJacob ;
but I have hatedEsau, and I have 3made his mountains a desolation and appointed his inheritance for the jackals of the wilderness."
4ThoughEdomsays, "We have been 4beatendown, but we will a5return and build up the ruins "; thussays the LORD of hosts, "They may 6build, but I will teardown ; and men will call them the bwickedterritory, and the peoplectoward whom the LORD is indignant7forever ."
Your eyes will see this and you will say, "8The LORDdbe magnifiedbeyond the eborder of Israel !"