New International Version
Edom will be conquered; Seir, his enemy, will be conquered, but Israel will grow strong.
King James Bible
And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly.
Darby Bible Translation
And Edom shall be a possession, and Seir a possession, -- they, his enemies; but Israel will do valiantly.
World English Bible
Edom shall be a possession. Seir, his enemies, also shall be a possession, while Israel does valiantly.
Young's Literal Translation
And Edom hath been a possession, And Seir hath been a possession, for its enemies, And Israel is doing valiantly;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Edom shall be a possession - That is, to David: as it is said: "And all they of Edom became David's servants;" 2 Samuel 8:14.
Seir also shall be a possession - That is, unto the king Messiah; as it is said: "And saviours shall come upon Mount Zion to judge the Mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the Lord's;" Obadiah 1:21. See Ainsworth.
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May nations serve you and peoples bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers, and may the sons of your mother bow down to you. May those who curse you be cursed and those who bless you be blessed."
Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom.
But Edom answered: "You may not pass through here; if you try, we will march out and attack you with the sword."
A ruler will come out of Jacob and destroy the survivors of the city."
2 Samuel 8:14
He put garrisons throughout Edom, and all the Edomites became subject to David. The LORD gave David victory wherever he went.
With God we will gain the victory, and he will trample down our enemies.
"In that day I will restore David's fallen shelter-- I will repair its broken walls and restore its ruins-- and will rebuild it as it used to be,
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