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18 Edom will become a possession,
    Seir a possession of its enemies,[a]
    while Israel does valiantly.
19 One out of Jacob shall rule,
    and destroy the survivors of Ir.”

20 Then he looked on Amalek, and uttered his oracle, saying:

“First among the nations was Amalek,
but its end is to perish forever.”

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 24:18 Heb Seir, its enemies, a possession

18 Edom(A) will be conquered;
    Seir,(B) his enemy, will be conquered,(C)
    but Israel(D) will grow strong.
19 A ruler will come out of Jacob(E)
    and destroy the survivors of the city.”

Balaam’s Fifth Message

20 Then Balaam saw Amalek(F) and spoke his message:

“Amalek was first among the nations,
    but their end will be utter destruction.”(G)

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