New Living Translation
Edom will be taken over, and Seir, its enemy, will be conquered, while Israel marches on in triumph.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:18 A possession - Which was also foretold, Gen 25:23, and in part fulfilled, 2Sam 8:14 1Chr 18:13, but more fully by Christ, Amos 9:12 Ob 1:18, who shall subdue and possess all his enemies; here signified by the name of Edom, as Jacob or Israel, his brother, signifies all his church and people. Seir - A part and, mountain of Edom.
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May many nations become your servants, and may they bow down to you. May you be the master over your brothers, and may your mother's sons bow down to you. All who curse you will be cursed, and all who bless you will be blessed."
Then Jacob sent messengers ahead to his brother, Esau, who was living in the region of Seir in the land of Edom.
But the king of Edom said, "Stay out of my land, or I will meet you with an army!"
A ruler will rise in Jacob who will destroy the survivors of Ir."
2 Samuel 8:14
He placed army garrisons throughout Edom, and all the Edomites became David's subjects. In fact, the LORD made David victorious wherever he went.
With God's help we will do mighty things, for he will trample down our foes.
"In that day I will restore the fallen house of David. I will repair its damaged walls. From the ruins I will rebuild it and restore its former glory.
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