18 The house of Jacob shall be a fire,
And the house of Joseph (A)a flame;
But the house of Esau shall be stubble;
They shall kindle them and devour them,
And no survivor shall remain of the house of Esau,”
For the Lord has spoken.

19 The [a]South (B)shall possess the mountains of Esau,
(C)And the Lowland shall possess Philistia.
They shall possess the fields of Ephraim
And the fields of Samaria.
Benjamin shall possess Gilead.
20 And the captives of this host of the children of Israel
Shall possess the land of the Canaanites
As (D)far as Zarephath.
The captives of Jerusalem who are in Sepharad
(E)Shall possess the cities of the [b]South.

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  1. Obadiah 1:19 Heb. Negev
  2. Obadiah 1:20 Heb. Negev