10 Because of the violence(A) against your brother Jacob,(B)
    you will be covered with shame;
    you will be destroyed forever.(C)
11 On the day you stood aloof
    while strangers carried off his wealth
and foreigners entered his gates
    and cast lots(D) for Jerusalem,
    you were like one of them.(E)
12 You should not gloat(F) over your brother
    in the day of his misfortune,(G)
nor rejoice(H) over the people of Judah
    in the day of their destruction,(I)
nor boast(J) so much
    in the day of their trouble.(K)
13 You should not march through the gates of my people
    in the day of their disaster,
nor gloat over them in their calamity(L)
    in the day of their disaster,
nor seize their wealth
    in the day of their disaster.
14 You should not wait at the crossroads
    to cut down their fugitives,(M)
nor hand over their survivors
    in the day of their trouble.

15 “The day of the Lord is near(N)
    for all nations.
As you have done, it will be done to you;
    your deeds(O) will return upon your own head.
16 Just as you drank(P) on my holy hill,(Q)
    so all the nations will drink(R) continually;
they will drink and drink
    and be as if they had never been.(S)
17 But on Mount Zion will be deliverance;(T)
    it will be holy,(U)
    and Jacob will possess his inheritance.(V)
18 Jacob will be a fire
    and Joseph a flame;
Esau will be stubble,
    and they will set him on fire(W) and destroy(X) him.
There will be no survivors(Y)
    from Esau.”
The Lord has spoken.

19 People from the Negev will occupy
    the mountains of Esau,
and people from the foothills will possess
    the land of the Philistines.(Z)
They will occupy the fields of Ephraim and Samaria,(AA)
    and Benjamin(AB) will possess Gilead.
20 This company of Israelite exiles who are in Canaan
    will possess the land as far as Zarephath;(AC)
the exiles from Jerusalem who are in Sepharad
    will possess the towns of the Negev.(AD)
21 Deliverers(AE) will go up on[a] Mount Zion
    to govern the mountains of Esau.
    And the kingdom will be the Lord’s.(AF)

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  1. Obadiah 1:21 Or from

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