punish his enemies
Listen carefully, everyone!
All the earth, and everything that is in it,
listen to me!
Yes, the whole world, and all who live in it,
and all their armies.
He has decided to destroy them,
and that is what he will do.
of those who have died in
The smell of their dead bodies will be everywhere.
Their blood will pour down the mountains.
The sky will close up like a book.
All the stars will fall,
like dry leaves that fall from a
They will drop like
when they become dry.
Now it will come to punish Edom.
Those are the people that I have decided to destroy.’
It is the blood of young sheep and goats.
It has the
It is the fat from sheep's
Yes! The Lord is killing animals for a
He will kill many people in Edom.
and their young
Blood will pour over Edom's land.
Fat will feed their
It will be a time when he
because they have attacked his people.
Its whole land will become
Its smoke will always continue to rise up.
The land will be empty from one century to the next.
Nobody will ever travel through it again.
as well as all kinds of wild animals and wild birds.
The Lord will carefully measure the whole land,
so that he can destroy it.
It will become like an empty
Edom's leaders and officers will all disappear.
Bushes and weeds will grow over its strong cities.
Wild goats will call out to each other.
and she will find a place to stay.
They will take care of their eggs
until the baby birds come out.
They will keep their babies safe under their
They will be together in pairs, male and female.
‘All these animals and birds will be there.
They will all be together in pairs.
The Lord himself has
He measures a place for every kind of animal and bird.
The land will always belong to them to live in.
It will be their home from one century to the next.