New International Version
I will send fire on Teman that will consume the fortresses of Bozrah."
King James Bible
But I will send a fire upon Teman, which shall devour the palaces of Bozrah.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will send a fire upon Teman, and it shall devour the palaces of Bozrah.
World English Bible
but I will send a fire on Teman, and it will devour the palaces of Bozrah."
Young's Literal Translation
And I have sent a fire against Teman, And it hath consumed palaces of Bozrah.
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Teman - Bozrah - Principal cities of Idumea.
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My sword has drunk its fill in the heavens; see, it descends in judgment on Edom, the people I have totally destroyed.
Who is this coming from Edom, from Bozrah, with his garments stained crimson? Who is this, robed in splendor, striding forward in the greatness of his strength? "It is I, proclaiming victory, mighty to save."
Concerning Edom: This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Is there no longer wisdom in Teman? Has counsel perished from the prudent? Has their wisdom decayed?
I swear by myself," declares the LORD, "that Bozrah will become a ruin and a curse, an object of horror and reproach; and all its towns will be in ruins forever."
Therefore, hear what the LORD has planned against Edom, what he has purposed against those who live in Teman: The young of the flock will be dragged away; their pasture will be appalled at their fate.
therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will stretch out my hand against Edom and kill both man and beast. I will lay it waste, and from Teman to Dedan they will fall by the sword.
The vision of Obadiah. This is what the Sovereign LORD says about Edom-- We have heard a message from the LORD: An envoy was sent to the nations to say, "Rise, let us go against her for battle"--
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