A Prophecy Against Edom

11 A prophecy against Dumah[a]:(A)

Someone calls to me from Seir,(B)
    “Watchman, what is left of the night?
    Watchman, what is left of the night?”

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 21:11 Dumah, a wordplay on Edom, means silence or stillness.

15 Because you rejoiced(A) when the inheritance of Israel became desolate, that is how I will treat you. You will be desolate, Mount Seir,(B) you and all of Edom.(C) Then they will know that I am the Lord.’”

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19 But Egypt(A) will be desolate,
    Edom(B) a desert waste,
because of violence(C) done to the people of Judah,
    in whose land they shed innocent blood.

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Obadiah’s Vision(A)(B)

The vision(C) of Obadiah.

This is what the Sovereign Lord says about Edom(D)

We have heard a message from the Lord:
    An envoy(E) was sent to the nations to say,
“Rise, let us go against her for battle”(F)

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Edom(A) may say, “Though we have been crushed, we will rebuild(B) the ruins.”

But this is what the Lord Almighty says: “They may build, but I will demolish.(C) They will be called the Wicked Land, a people always under the wrath of the Lord.(D)

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