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Concerning Edom. Thus says the Lord of hosts:

Is there no more wisdom in Teman,[a]
    has counsel perished from the prudent,
    is their wisdom gone?

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  1. 49:7 Teman, a district of Edom (cf. Jb 2:11), represents the whole country, which was famous for the wisdom of its sages.

19 For it is written:

“I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
    and the learning of the learned I will set aside.”(A)

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