afver. 8; ch. 32:29; 35:2, 5; 2 Chr. 28:17; Ps. 137:7; Isa. 21:11; 34:5; Amos 1:11, 12; See Jer. 49:7-22; Obad. 1-21
Prophecy Against Ammon1The word of the Lord came to me: 2 a“Son of man bset your face toward cthe Ammonites and prophesy against them. 3Say to the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord God: dThus says the Lord God, Because you said e‘Aha!’ over my fsanctuary when it was profaned, and over the land of Israel when it was made desolate, and over the house of Judah when they went into exile, 4therefore behold, I am handing you over to gthe people of the East for a possession, and they shall set their encampments among you and make their dwellings in your midst. They shall eat your fruit, and they shall drink your milk. 5I will make hRabbah a ipasture for camels and Ammon ▼
▼Hebrew and the Ammoniteska fold for flocks. lThen you will know that I am the Lord. 6For thus says the Lord God: Because myou have clapped your hands nand stamped your feet and orejoiced with all the pmalice within your soul against the land of Israel, 7therefore, behold qI have stretched out my hand against you, and rwill hand you over as plunder to the nations. And I will cut you off from the peoples and will make you perish out of the countries; I will destroy you. Then you will know that I am the Lord.
Prophecy Against Moab and Seir8“Thus says the Lord God: Because sMoab and tSeir ▼
▼Septuagint lacks and Seirsaid, ‘Behold, the vhouse of Judah is like all the other nations,’ 9therefore wI will lay open the flank of Moab from the cities, from its cities on its frontier, the glory of the country xBeth-jeshimoth yBaal-meon, and zKiriathaim. 10I will give it aaalong with the Ammonites abto the people of the East as a possession, acthat the Ammonites may be remembered no more among the nations, 11 adand I will execute judgments upon Moab. aeThen they will know that I am the Lord.
Prophecy Against Edom12“Thus says the Lord God: Because afEdom acted revengefully against the house of Judah and has grievously offended agin taking vengeance on them, 13therefore thus says the Lord God ahI will stretch out my hand against Edom and cut off from it man and beast. And I will make it desolate; from aiTeman even to ajDedan they shall fall by the sword. 14And I will lay my vengeance upon Edom akby the hand of my people Israel, and they shall do in Edom according to my anger and according to my wrath, and althey shall know my vengeance, declares the Lord God.
Prophecy Against Philistia15“Thus says the Lord God: Because amthe Philistines anacted revengefully and took vengeance aowith malice of soul to destroy in never-ending enmity, 16therefore thus says the Lord God apBehold, I will stretch out my hand against the Philistines, and I will cut off aqthe Cherethites and destroy the rest of the seacoast. 17I will execute great vengeance on them arwith wrathful rebukes. asThen they will know that I am the Lord, when I lay my vengeance upon them.”
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