GOD’S WORD Translation
19 “People from the Negev will take possession of Esau’s mountain.
People from the foothills will take possession of Philistia.
They will take possession of the lands of Ephraim and Samaria,
and the descendants of Benjamin will take possession of Gilead.
20 Exiles from Israel will take possession of Canaan.
They will possess land as far as Zarephath.
Exiles from Jerusalem who are in Sepharad
will take possession of the cities in the Negev.
21 Those who are victorious will come from Mount Zion
to rule Esau’s mountain.
The kingdom will belong to the Lord.”
New International Version
19 People from the Negev will occupy
the mountains of Esau,
and people from the foothills will possess
the land of the Philistines.(A)
They will occupy the fields of Ephraim and Samaria,(B)
and Benjamin(C) will possess Gilead.
20 This company of Israelite exiles who are in Canaan
will possess the land as far as Zarephath;(D)
the exiles from Jerusalem who are in Sepharad
will possess the towns of the Negev.(E)
21 Deliverers(F) will go up on[a] Mount Zion
to govern the mountains of Esau.
And the kingdom will be the Lord’s.(G)
- Obadiah 1:21 Or from