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Deuteronomy 30:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Lord your God will put all these curses on your enemies and on the adversaries who took advantage of you.

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Ezekiel 25:6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For thus says the Lord God: Because you have clapped your hands and stamped your feet and rejoiced with all the malice within you against the land of Israel,

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Lamentations 4:21-22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 Rejoice and be glad, O daughter Edom,
    you that live in the land of Uz;
but to you also the cup shall pass;
    you shall become drunk and strip yourself bare.

22 The punishment of your iniquity, O daughter Zion, is accomplished,
    he will keep you in exile no longer;
but your iniquity, O daughter Edom, he will punish,
    he will uncover your sins.

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Isaiah 10:12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 When the Lord has finished all his work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, he[a] will punish the arrogant boasting of the king of Assyria and his haughty pride.

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 10:12 Heb I
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Obadiah 10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Edom Mistreated His Brother

10 For the slaughter and violence done to your brother Jacob,
    shame shall cover you,
    and you shall be cut off forever.

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Amos 1:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 Thus says the Lord:
For three transgressions of the Ammonites,
    and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;[a]
because they have ripped open pregnant women in Gilead
    in order to enlarge their territory.

Footnotes:

  1. Amos 1:13 Heb cause it to return
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Amos 1:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 Thus says the Lord:
For three transgressions of Edom,
    and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;[a]
because he pursued his brother with the sword
    and cast off all pity;
he maintained his anger perpetually,[b]
    and kept his wrath[c] forever.

Footnotes:

  1. Amos 1:11 Heb cause it to return
  2. Amos 1:11 Syr Vg: Heb and his anger tore perpetually
  3. Amos 1:11 Gk Syr Vg: Heb and his wrath kept
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Amos 1:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Thus says the Lord:
For three transgressions of Tyre,
    and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;[a]
because they delivered entire communities over to Edom,
    and did not remember the covenant of kinship.

Footnotes:

  1. Amos 1:9 Heb cause it to return
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Amos 1:6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Thus says the Lord:
For three transgressions of Gaza,
    and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;[a]
because they carried into exile entire communities,
    to hand them over to Edom.

Footnotes:

  1. Amos 1:6 Heb cause it to return
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Amos 1:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Thus says the Lord:
For three transgressions of Damascus,
    and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;[a]
because they have threshed Gilead
    with threshing sledges of iron.

Footnotes:

  1. Amos 1:3 Heb cause it to return
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Ezekiel 25:15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Proclamation against Philistia

15 Thus says the Lord God: Because with unending hostilities the Philistines acted in vengeance, and with malice of heart took revenge in destruction;

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Ezekiel 25:12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Proclamation against Edom

12 Thus says the Lord God: Because Edom acted revengefully against the house of Judah and has grievously offended in taking vengeance upon them,

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Ezekiel 25:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Proclamation against Moab

Thus says the Lord God: Because Moab[a] said, The house of Judah is like all the other nations,

Footnotes:

  1. Ezekiel 25:8 Gk Old Latin: Heb Moab and Seir
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Ezekiel 25:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Say to the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord God: Thus says the Lord God, Because you said, “Aha!” over my sanctuary when it was profaned, and over the land of Israel when it was made desolate, and over the house of Judah when it went into exile;

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Lamentations 3:54-66 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

54 water closed over my head;
    I said, “I am lost.”

55 I called on your name, O Lord,
    from the depths of the pit;
56 you heard my plea, “Do not close your ear
    to my cry for help, but give me relief!”
57 You came near when I called on you;
    you said, “Do not fear!”

58 You have taken up my cause, O Lord,
    you have redeemed my life.
59 You have seen the wrong done to me, O Lord;
    judge my cause.
60 You have seen all their malice,
    all their plots against me.

61 You have heard their taunts, O Lord,
    all their plots against me.
62 The whispers and murmurs of my assailants
    are against me all day long.
63 Whether they sit or rise—see,
    I am the object of their taunt-songs.

64 Pay them back for their deeds, O Lord,
    according to the work of their hands!
65 Give them anguish of heart;
    your curse be on them!
66 Pursue them in anger and destroy them
    from under the Lord’s heavens.

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Jeremiah 51:34-37 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

34 “King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon has devoured me,
    he has crushed me;
he has made me an empty vessel,
    he has swallowed me like a monster;
he has filled his belly with my delicacies,
    he has spewed me out.
35 May my torn flesh be avenged on Babylon,”
    the inhabitants of Zion shall say.
“May my blood be avenged on the inhabitants of Chaldea,”
    Jerusalem shall say.
36 Therefore thus says the Lord:
I am going to defend your cause
    and take vengeance for you.
I will dry up her sea
    and make her fountain dry;
37 and Babylon shall become a heap of ruins,
    a den of jackals,
an object of horror and of hissing,
    without inhabitant.

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Jeremiah 51:24-26 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Doom of Babylon

24 I will repay Babylon and all the inhabitants of Chaldea before your very eyes for all the wrong that they have done in Zion, says the Lord.

25 I am against you, O destroying mountain,
says the Lord,
    that destroys the whole earth;
I will stretch out my hand against you,
    and roll you down from the crags,
    and make you a burned-out mountain.
26 No stone shall be taken from you for a corner
    and no stone for a foundation,
but you shall be a perpetual waste,
    says the Lord.

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Jeremiah 50:33-34 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

33 Thus says the Lord of hosts: The people of Israel are oppressed, and so too are the people of Judah; all their captors have held them fast and refuse to let them go. 34 Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord of hosts is his name. He will surely plead their cause, that he may give rest to the earth, but unrest to the inhabitants of Babylon.

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Jeremiah 25:29 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

29 See, I am beginning to bring disaster on the city that is called by my name, and how can you possibly avoid punishment? You shall not go unpunished, for I am summoning a sword against all the inhabitants of the earth, says the Lord of hosts.

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Jeremiah 25:12-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 Then after seventy years are completed, I will punish the king of Babylon and that nation, the land of the Chaldeans, for their iniquity, says the Lord, making the land an everlasting waste. 13 I will bring upon that land all the words that I have uttered against it, everything written in this book, which Jeremiah prophesied against all the nations. 14 For many nations and great kings shall make slaves of them also; and I will repay them according to their deeds and the work of their hands.

The Cup of God’s Wrath

15 For thus the Lord, the God of Israel, said to me: Take from my hand this cup of the wine of wrath, and make all the nations to whom I send you drink it. 16 They shall drink and stagger and go out of their minds because of the sword that I am sending among them.

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Isaiah 14:1-27 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Restoration of Judah

14 But the Lord will have compassion on Jacob and will again choose Israel, and will set them in their own land; and aliens will join them and attach themselves to the house of Jacob. And the nations will take them and bring them to their place, and the house of Israel will possess the nations[a] as male and female slaves in the Lord’s land; they will take captive those who were their captors, and rule over those who oppressed them.

Downfall of the King of Babylon

When the Lord has given you rest from your pain and turmoil and the hard service with which you were made to serve, you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon:

How the oppressor has ceased!
    How his insolence[b] has ceased!
The Lord has broken the staff of the wicked,
    the scepter of rulers,
that struck down the peoples in wrath
    with unceasing blows,
that ruled the nations in anger
    with unrelenting persecution.
The whole earth is at rest and quiet;
    they break forth into singing.
The cypresses exult over you,
    the cedars of Lebanon, saying,
“Since you were laid low,
    no one comes to cut us down.”
Sheol beneath is stirred up
    to meet you when you come;
it rouses the shades to greet you,
    all who were leaders of the earth;
it raises from their thrones
    all who were kings of the nations.
10 All of them will speak
    and say to you:
“You too have become as weak as we!
    You have become like us!”
11 Your pomp is brought down to Sheol,
    and the sound of your harps;
maggots are the bed beneath you,
    and worms are your covering.

12 How you are fallen from heaven,
    O Day Star, son of Dawn!
How you are cut down to the ground,
    you who laid the nations low!
13 You said in your heart,
    “I will ascend to heaven;
I will raise my throne
    above the stars of God;
I will sit on the mount of assembly
    on the heights of Zaphon;[c]
14 I will ascend to the tops of the clouds,
    I will make myself like the Most High.”
15 But you are brought down to Sheol,
    to the depths of the Pit.
16 Those who see you will stare at you,
    and ponder over you:
“Is this the man who made the earth tremble,
    who shook kingdoms,
17 who made the world like a desert
    and overthrew its cities,
    who would not let his prisoners go home?”
18 All the kings of the nations lie in glory,
    each in his own tomb;
19 but you are cast out, away from your grave,
    like loathsome carrion,[d]
clothed with the dead, those pierced by the sword,
    who go down to the stones of the Pit,
    like a corpse trampled underfoot.
20 You will not be joined with them in burial,
    because you have destroyed your land,
    you have killed your people.

May the descendants of evildoers
    nevermore be named!
21 Prepare slaughter for his sons
    because of the guilt of their father.[e]
Let them never rise to possess the earth
    or cover the face of the world with cities.

22 I will rise up against them, says the Lord of hosts, and will cut off from Babylon name and remnant, offspring and posterity, says the Lord. 23 And I will make it a possession of the hedgehog, and pools of water, and I will sweep it with the broom of destruction, says the Lord of hosts.

An Oracle concerning Assyria

24 The Lord of hosts has sworn:
As I have designed,
    so shall it be;
and as I have planned,
    so shall it come to pass:
25 I will break the Assyrian in my land,
    and on my mountains trample him under foot;
his yoke shall be removed from them,
    and his burden from their shoulders.
26 This is the plan that is planned
    concerning the whole earth;
and this is the hand that is stretched out
    over all the nations.
27 For the Lord of hosts has planned,
    and who will annul it?
His hand is stretched out,
    and who will turn it back?

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 14:2 Heb them
  2. Isaiah 14:4 Q Ms Compare Gk Syr Vg: Meaning of MT uncertain
  3. Isaiah 14:13 Or assembly in the far north
  4. Isaiah 14:19 Cn Compare Gk: Heb like a loathed branch
  5. Isaiah 14:21 Syr Compare Gk: Heb fathers
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Psalm 137:7-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Remember, O Lord, against the Edomites
    the day of Jerusalem’s fall,
how they said, “Tear it down! Tear it down!
    Down to its foundations!”
O daughter Babylon, you devastator![a]
    Happy shall they be who pay you back
    what you have done to us!
Happy shall they be who take your little ones
    and dash them against the rock!

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 137:8 Or you who are devastated
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