"Edom will become an object of horror;1 all who pass by will be appalled and will scoff because of all its wounds.2
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As Sodom3 and Gomorrah4 were overthrown, along with their neighboring towns," says the LORD, "so no one will live there; no man will dwell5 in it.
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"Like a lion6 coming up from Jordan's thickets7 to a rich pastureland, I will chase Edom from its land in an instant. Who is the chosen one I will appoint for this? Who is like8 me and who can challenge me?9 And what shepherd10 can stand against me?"
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Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Edom,11 what he has purposed12 against those who live in Teman:13 The young of the flock14 will be dragged away; he will completely destroy15 their pasture because of them.16
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At the sound of their fall the earth will tremble;17 their cry18 will resound to the Red Sea.
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Look! An eagle will soar and swoop19 down, spreading its wings over Bozrah.20 In that day the hearts of Edom's warriors21 will be like the heart of a woman in labor.22
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Concerning Damascus:23 "Hamath24 and Arpad25 are dismayed, for they have heard bad news. They are disheartened, troubled like the restless sea.26
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Damascus has become feeble, she has turned to flee and panic has gripped her; anguish and pain have seized her, pain like that of a woman in labor.27
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Why has the city of renown not been abandoned, the town in which I delight?
Surely, her young men28 will fall in the streets; all her soldiers will be silenced29 in that day," declares the LORD Almighty.
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"I will set fire30 to the walls of Damascus;31 it will consume32 the fortresses of Ben-Hadad.33"
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