Parallel Verses

King James Version

And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly.

New American Standard Bible

"Edom shall be a possession, Seir, its enemies, also will be a possession, While Israel performs valiantly.

Holman Bible

Edom will become a possession;
Seir will become a possession of its enemies,
but Israel will be triumphant.

International Standard Version

Edom will be a conquered nation and Seir will be Israel's defeated foe, while Israel performs valiantly.

A Conservative Version

And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession, [who were] his enemies, while Israel does valiantly.

American Standard Version

And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession, who were his enemies; While Israel doeth valiantly.

Amplified

And Edom shall be [taken as] a possession, [Mount] Seir also shall be dispossessed, who were Israel's enemies, while Israel does valiantly.

Bible in Basic English

Edom will be his heritage, and he will put an end to the last of the people of Seir.

Darby Translation

And Edom shall be a possession, and Seir a possession, they, his enemies; but Israel will do valiantly.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Edom shall be taken; Seir also shall be taken by his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly.

Julia Smith Translation

And Edom was an inheritance, and the inheritance of Seir was his enemies; and Israel did in strength.

King James 2000

And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Edom will be a captive; Seir, its enemies, will be a captive, and Israel [will be] acting {courageously}.

Modern King James verseion

And Edom shall be a possession. Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies. And Israel shall do valiantly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Edom shall be his possession, and the possession of Seir shall be their enemies, and Israel shall do manfully.

NET Bible

Edom will be a possession, Seir, his enemies, will also be a possession; but Israel will act valiantly.

New Heart English Bible

Edom shall be a possession. Seir, his enemies, also shall be a possession, while Israel does valiantly.

The Emphasized Bible

So Edom hath become a possession, Yea a possession is Seir to his foes, - But, Israel, is doing valiantly;

Webster

And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly.

World English Bible

Edom shall be a possession. Seir, his enemies, also shall be a possession, while Israel does valiantly.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Edom hath been a possession, And Seir hath been a possession, for its enemies, And Israel is doing valiantly;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדום אדם 
'Edom 
Usage: 100

ירשׁה 
Y@reshah 
Usage: 2

שׂעיר 
Se`iyr 
Usage: 39

ירשׁה 
Y@reshah 
Usage: 2

אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

and Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

References

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Hastings

Morish

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Context Readings

Balaam Continues To Utter Oracles

17 I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth. 18 And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly. 19 Out of Jacob shall come he that shall have dominion, and shall destroy him that remaineth of the city.



Cross References

Amos 9:12

That they may possess the remnant of Edom, and of all the heathen, which are called by my name, saith the LORD that doeth this.

Genesis 27:29

Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee: be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee: cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.

2 Samuel 8:14

And he put garrisons in Edom; throughout all Edom put he garrisons, and all they of Edom became David's servants. And the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went.

Genesis 27:40

And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.

Genesis 32:3

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

Psalm 60:1

{To the chief Musician upon Shushaneduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aramnaharaim and with Aramzobah, when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of salt twelve thousand.} O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.

Psalm 60:8-12

Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph thou because of me.

Isaiah 34:5

For my sword shall be bathed in heaven: behold, it shall come down upon Idumea, and upon the people of my curse, to judgment.

Isaiah 63:1

Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.

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