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Teman, our mighty soldiers will be dismayed,
    so that every man from Esau’s Mountain will be slaughtered.”[a]

Judgment for Edom’s Cruelty to Jacob

10 “Shame will overwhelm you
    because of the violence you inflicted on your brother Jacob,
and you will be excluded[b] forever.

11 “On the day you just stood by,[c]
when[d] strangers carried away Jacob’s[e] wealth
and foreigners entered his gates,
    casting lots for Jerusalem,
you were just like one of them.

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Footnotes

  1. Obadiah 1:9 Lit. will be cut off by slaughter
  2. Obadiah 1:10 Lit. cut off
  3. Obadiah 1:11 Or stood in opposition
  4. Obadiah 1:11 Lit. in the day
  5. Obadiah 1:11 Lit. his

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