Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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;

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Bible References

Taking vengeance

Genesis 27:41
Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. And Esau determined in his heart: “The days of mourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”
Amos 1:11
The Lord says:

I will not relent from punishing Edom
for three crimes, even four,
because he pursued his brother with the sword.
He stifled his compassion,
his anger tore at them continually,
and he harbored his rage incessantly.
Obadiah 1:10
You will be covered with shame
and destroyed forever
because of violence done to your brother Jacob.

General references

Genesis 36:1
These are the family records of Esau (that is, Edom).
Deuteronomy 30:7
The Lord your God will put all these curses on your enemies who hate and persecute you.

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