"And you, son of man, prophesy to the mountains of Israel and say, 'O mountains of Israel, hear the word of the LORD.
2'Thussays the LordaGOD, "Because the enemy has spokenagainst you, 'Aha !' and, 'The everlastingb1heights have become our possession,'
3thereforeprophesy and say, 'Thussays the LordGOD, "cFor good reason they have made you 2desolate and crushed you from everyside, that you would become a possession of the rest of the nations and you have been taken up in the d3talk and the whispering of the people.""'
4'Therefore, O 4mountains of Israel, hear the word of the LordGOD. Thussays the LordGOD to the mountains and to the hills, to the ravines and to the valleys, to the desolatewastes and to the forsakencitieswhich have become a 5prey and a derision to the rest of the nationswhich are roundabout,
5thereforethussays the LordGOD, "Surely in the fire of My 6jealousy I have spokenagainst the 7rest of the nations, and againstallEdom, whoeappropriated My land for themselves as a possession with wholehearted8joy and with scorn of soul, to drive it out for a prey."
6'Thereforeprophesyconcerning the land of Israel and say to the mountains and to the hills, to the ravines and to the valleys, "Thussays the LordGOD, 'Behold, I have spoken in My jealousy and in My wrathbecause you have 9endured the insults of the nations.'