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·The sun, moon, and stars [L All the hosts/armies of heaven] will dissolve [Joel 2:31; Matt. 24:29; Acts 2:20; Rev. 6:13–14],
    and the ·sky [heavens] will be rolled up like a scroll.
·The stars [L All their hosts] will fall
    like dead leaves from a vine
    or dried-up figs from a fig tree.
The Lord’s sword in the ·sky [heavens] ·is covered with [has drunk its fill of] blood.
    It will ·cut through [L descend upon] Edom
    and ·destroy those people as an offering to the Lord [on the people who are devoted to destruction for judgment; v. 2; Josh. 6:21].
The Lord’s sword will be covered with blood;
    it will be covered with fat,
with the blood from lambs and goats,
    with the fat from the kidneys of ·sheep [rams].
This is because the Lord ·decided there will be [L has] a sacrifice in Bozrah [C the capital of Edom]
    and ·much killing [a great slaughter] in the land of Edom.

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