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Edom Made Desolate

35 The word of Adonai came to me saying: “Son of man, set your face against Mount Seir and prophesy against it. Say to it, thus says Adonai Elohim: ‘Behold, I am against you, Mount Seir. I will stretch out My hand over you and make you utterly desolate. I will lay your cities waste. You will be devastated. So you will know that I am Adonai.

“Because you have a long-standing hatred and have delivered Bnei-Yisrael to the power of the sword in the time of their calamity, in the time of their final punishment, therefore, as I live’—it is a declaration of Adonai—‘I will destine you for blood, and bloodshed will pursue you. Since you did not hate bloodshed, therefore bloodshed will pursue you. I will make Mount Seir an utter desolation. I will cut off from it all who come and go. I will fill its mountains with its slain; on your hills, your valleys and all your streams those slain by the sword will fall. I will make you everlasting desolations; your cities will not be inhabited. Then you will know that I am Adonai.

10 “Because you said: ‘These two nations and these two lands will be mine! We will possess them’—though Adonai was there— 11 “therefore, as I live”—it is a declaration of Adonai—“I will deal with you with the same anger and envy that you had because of your hatred against them. I will make Myself known among them, when I judge you. 12 You will know that I, Adonai, have heard all your blasphemies that you uttered against the mountains of Israel saying: “They are laid desolate—they are given for us to devour!” 13 You have magnified yourselves against Me with your mouth. You multiplied your words against Me. I heard it.”

14 Thus says Adonai Elohim: “When the whole earth rejoices, I will make you desolate. 15 As you rejoiced over inheriting the house of Israel, because it was desolate, so I will do to you. You will be desolate, Mount Seir and all Edom—all of it. Then they will know that I am Adonai.”