Ezekiel 35:1-9 NIV

A Prophecy Against Edom

1 The word of the LORD came to me:

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      2 "Son of man, set your face against Mount Seir;1 prophesy against it

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      3 and say: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am against you, Mount Seir, and I will stretch out my hand2 against you and make you a desolate waste.3

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      4 I will turn your towns into ruins4 and you will be desolate. Then you will know that I am the LORD.5

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      5 " 'Because you harbored an ancient hostility and delivered the Israelites over to the sword6 at the time of their calamity,7 the time their punishment reached its climax,8

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      6 therefore as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I will give you over to bloodshed9 and it will pursue you.10 Since you did not hate bloodshed, bloodshed will pursue you.

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      7 I will make Mount Seir a desolate waste11 and cut off from it all who come and go.12

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      8 I will fill your mountains with the slain; those killed by the sword will fall on your hills and in your valleys and in all your ravines.13

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      9 I will make you desolate forever;14 your towns will not be inhabited. Then you will know that I am the LORD.15

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