Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Moses sent messengers from Kadesh unto the king of Edom, Thus saith thy brother Israel, Thou knowest all the travail that hath befallen us:
but when they came up from Egypt, and Israel went through the wilderness unto the Red Sea, and came to Kadesh;
And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the field of Edom.
And command thou the people, saying, Ye are to pass through the border of your brethren the children of Esau, that dwell in Seir; and they will be afraid of you: take ye good heed unto yourselves therefore;
Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian, because thou wast a sojourner in his land.
For the violence done to thy brother Jacob, shame shall cover thee, and thou shalt be cut off for ever.
I have loved you, saith Jehovah. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother, saith Jehovah: yet I loved Jacob;
And Moses told his father-in-law all that Jehovah had done unto Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel's sake, all the travail that had come upon them by the way, and how Jehovah delivered them.
And Israel sent messengers unto Sihon king of the Amorites, saying,