|1||The word of the LORD came again unto me, saying,||word of the LORD|
|2||Son of man, set thy face against the Ammonites, and prophesy against them;||Ammonites against them|
|3||And say unto the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou saidst, Aha, against my sanctuary, when it was profaned; and against the land of Israel, when it was desolate; and against the house of Judah, when they went into captivity;|
|4||Behold, therefore I will deliver thee to the men of the east for a possession, and they shall set their palaces in thee, and make their dwellings in thee: they shall eat thy fruit, and they shall drink thy milk.|
|5||And I will make Rabbah a stable for camels, and the Ammonites a couchingplace for flocks: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.|
|6||For thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast clapped thine hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with all thy despite against the land of Israel;|
Behold, therefore I will
stretch out mine hand upon thee, and will deliver thee for a spoil to the
heathen; and I will cut thee off from the people, and I will cause thee to
perish out of the countries: I will destroy thee; and thou shalt know that
I am the LORD.
|I will destroy thee|
|8||Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because that Moab and Seir do say, Behold, the house of Judah is like unto all the heathen;|
|9||Therefore, behold, I will open the side of Moab from the cities, from his cities which are on his frontiers, the glory of the country, Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and Kiriathaim,|
|10||Unto the men of the east with the Ammonites, and will give them in possession, that the Ammonites may not be remembered among the nations.|
And I will execute judgments
upon Moab; and they shall know that I am the LORD.
|judgments upon Moab|
|12||Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because that Edom hath dealt against the house of Judah by taking vengeance, and hath greatly offended, and revenged himself upon them;|
|13||Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also stretch out mine hand upon Edom, and will cut off man and beast from it; and I will make it desolate from Teman; and they of Dedan shall fall by the sword.||desolate from Teman|
And I will lay my vengeance upon
Edom by the hand of my people Israel: and they shall do in Edom according
to mine anger and according to my fury; and they shall know my vengeance,
saith the Lord GOD.
|15||Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart, to destroy it for the old hatred;|
|16||Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will stretch out mine hand upon the Philistines, and I will cut off the Cherethims, and destroy the remnant of the sea coast.||upon the Philistines|
will execute great vengeance upon them with furious rebukes; and they
shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall lay my vengeance upon
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