Wanderings in the Wilderness

1 Then we turned back and set out toward the wilderness along the route to the Red Sea,a as the LORD had directed me. For a long time we made our way around the hill country of Seir.
2 Then the LORD said to me,
3 “You have made your way around this hill country long enough; now turn north.
4 Give the people these orders: ‘You are about to pass through the territory of your relatives the descendants of Esau, who live in Seir. They will be afraid of you, but be very careful.
5 Do not provoke them to war, for I will not give you any of their land, not even enough to put your foot on. I have given Esau the hill country of Seir as his own.