Remember, Lord, what the Edomites(A) did
    on the day Jerusalem fell.(B)
“Tear it down,” they cried,
    “tear it down to its foundations!”(C)

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A Prophecy Against Edom

12 “This is what the Sovereign Lord says: ‘Because Edom(A) took revenge on Judah and became very guilty by doing so, 13 therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I will stretch out my hand(B) against Edom and kill both man and beast.(C) I will lay it waste, and from Teman(D) to Dedan(E) they will fall by the sword.(F) 14 I will take vengeance on Edom by the hand of my people Israel, and they will deal with Edom in accordance with my anger(G) and my wrath; they will know my vengeance, declares the Sovereign Lord.’”(H)

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and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: I am against you, Mount Seir, and I will stretch out my hand(A) against you and make you a desolate waste.(B) I will turn your towns into ruins(C) and you will be desolate. Then you will know that I am the Lord.(D)

“‘Because you harbored an ancient hostility and delivered the Israelites over to the sword(E) at the time of their calamity,(F) the time their punishment reached its climax,(G) therefore as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign Lord, I will give you over to bloodshed(H) and it will pursue you.(I) Since you did not hate bloodshed, bloodshed will pursue you. I will make Mount Seir a desolate waste(J) and cut off from it all who come and go.(K) I will fill your mountains with the slain; those killed by the sword will fall on your hills and in your valleys and in all your ravines.(L) I will make you desolate forever;(M) your towns will not be inhabited. Then you will know that I am the Lord.(N)

10 “‘Because you have said, “These two nations and countries will be ours and we will take possession(O) of them,” even though I the Lord was there,

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