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Ezekiel 35 :: New International Version (NIV)

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A Prophecy Against Edom

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:1 - The word of the LORD came to me:

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:2 - “Son of man, set your face against Mount Seir; prophesy against it

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:3 - and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am against you, Mount Seir, and I will stretch out my hand against you and make you a desolate waste.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:4 - I will turn your towns into ruins and you will be desolate. Then you will know that I am the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:5 - “ ‘Because you harbored an ancient hostility and delivered the Israelites over to the sword at the time of their calamity, the time their punishment reached its climax,

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:6 - therefore as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I will give you over to bloodshed and it will pursue you. Since you did not hate bloodshed, bloodshed will pursue you.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:7 - I will make Mount Seir a desolate waste and cut off from it all who come and go.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:8 - 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:9 - I will make you desolate forever; your towns will not be inhabited. Then you will know that I am the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:10 - “ ‘Because you have said, “These two nations and countries will be ours and we will take possession of them,” even though I the LORD was there,

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:11 - therefore as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I will treat you in accordance with the anger and jealousy you showed in your hatred of them and I will make myself known among them when I judge you.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:12 - Then you will know that I the LORD have heard all the contemptible things you have said against the mountains of Israel. You said, “They have been laid waste and have been given over to us to devour.”

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:13 - You boasted against me and spoke against me without restraint, and I heard it.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:14 - This is what the Sovereign LORD says: While the whole earth rejoices, I will make you desolate.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 35:15 - Because you rejoiced when the inheritance of Israel became desolate, that is how I will treat you. You will be desolate, Mount Seir, you and all of Edom. Then they will know that I am the LORD.’ ”
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