As Sodom1 and Gomorrah2 were overthrown, along with their neighboring towns," says the LORD, "so no one will live there; no man will dwell3 in it.
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"Like a lion4 coming up from Jordan's thickets5 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 like6 me and who can challenge me?7 And what shepherd8 can stand against me?"
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Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Edom,9 what he has purposed10 against those who live in Teman:11 The young of the flock12 will be dragged away; he will completely destroy13 their pasture because of them.14
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At the sound of their fall the earth will tremble;15 their cry16 will resound to the Red Sea.
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Look! An eagle will soar and swoop17 down, spreading its wings over Bozrah.18 In that day the hearts of Edom's warriors19 will be like the heart of a woman in labor.20
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Concerning Damascus:21 "Hamath22 and Arpad23 are dismayed, for they have heard bad news. They are disheartened, troubled like the restless sea.24
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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.25
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Why has the city of renown not been abandoned, the town in which I delight?
Surely, her young men26 will fall in the streets; all her soldiers will be silenced27 in that day," declares the LORD Almighty.
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"I will set fire28 to the walls of Damascus;29 it will consume30 the fortresses of Ben-Hadad.31"
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Concerning Kedar32 and the kingdoms of Hazor,33 which Nebuchadnezzar34 king of Babylon attacked: This is what the LORD says: "Arise, and attack Kedar and destroy the people of the East.35
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