1Moreover the word of Yahweh came to me, saying,
2Son of man, set
your face against Mount Seir, and prophesy against it,
3and tell it, Thus
says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I am against you, Mount Seir, and I will
stretch out my hand against you, and I will make you a desolation and an
4I will lay your cities waste, and you shall be desolate;
and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
5Because you have had a perpetual
enmity, and have given over the children of Israel to the power of the sword
in the time of their calamity, in the time of the iniquity of the end;
6therefore, as I live, says the Lord Yahweh, I will prepare you to blood,
and blood shall pursue you: since you have not hated blood, therefore blood
shall pursue you.
7Thus will I make Mount Seir an astonishment and a
desolation; and I will cut off from it him who passes through and him who
8I will fill its mountains with its slain: in your hills and in
your valleys and in all your watercourses shall they fall who are slain with
9I will make you a perpetual desolation, and your cities shall
not be inhabited; and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
have said, These two nations and these two countries shall be mine, and we
will possess it; whereas Yahweh was there:
11therefore, as I live, says
the Lord Yahweh, I will do according to your anger, and according to your
envy which you have shown out of your hatred against them; and I will make
myself known among them, when I shall judge you.
12You shall know that I,
Yahweh, have heard all your insults which you have spoken against the
mountains of Israel, saying, They are laid desolate, they are given us to
13You have magnified yourselves against me with your mouth,
and have multiplied your words against me: I have heard it.
the Lord Yahweh: When the whole earth rejoices, I will make you desolate.
15As you did rejoice over the inheritance of the house of Israel, because
it was desolate, so will I do to you: you shall be desolate, Mount Seir, and
all Edom, even all of it; and they shall know that I am Yahweh.