10 “Because of (A)violence to your brother Jacob,
[a]You will be covered with shame,
(B)And you will be cut off forever.
11 “On the day that you (C)stood aloof,
On the day that strangers carried off his wealth,
And foreigners entered his gate
And (D)cast lots for Jerusalem—
(E)You too were as one of them.
12 (F)Do not [b]gloat over your brother’s day,
The day of his misfortune.
And (G)do not rejoice over the sons of Judah
In the day of their destruction;
Yes, (H)do not [c]boast
In the day of their distress.
13 “Do not enter the gate of My people
In the (I)day of their disaster.
Yes, you, do not [d]gloat over their calamity
In the day of their disaster.
And do not (J)loot their wealth
In the day of their disaster.
14 “Do not (K)stand at the fork of the road
To cut down their fugitives;
And do not imprison their survivors
In the day of their distress.

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  1. Obadiah 1:10 Lit Shame will cover you
  2. Obadiah 1:12 Lit look on
  3. Obadiah 1:12 Lit make your mouth large
  4. Obadiah 1:13 Lit look on