1 To the Ammonites. Yahweh says this: Has Israel no sons? Has he no heir? Why should Milcom have inherited Gad and his people have settled in its towns?
2Chr 20:1 Amos 1:13-15 Deut 23:3 Ezek 21:28-32 Ezek 25:2-10 Jer 25:21 Zeph 2:8-11
2 And so the days are coming, Yahweh declares, when I shall make the war cry ring out for Rabbah-of-the-Ammonites. She will become a desolate mound and her daughter towns will be burnt down. Then Israel will inherit from his heirs, Yahweh says.
Jer 4:19 Deut 3:11 Ezek 21:20 2Sam 11:1 Amos 1:14 Ezek 25:4-6 2Sam 12:27-29
3 Wail, Heshbon, for Ar has been laid waste! Shriek, daughters of Rabbah! Wrap yourself in sackcloth, raise the dirge, run to and fro among the sheep-pens! For Milcom is going into exile, with all his priests and princes.
Jer 48:7 Isa 15:2 Jer 48:37 1Kgs 11:5 1Kgs 11:33 2Kgs 23:13 Jer 4:8
4 How you used to glory in your Valley, rebellious daughter, confident in your resources, 'Who will dare to attack me?'
1Tim 6:17 Jer 9:23 Jer 21:13 Jer 3:14 Jer 48:7 Ps 62:10 Ezek 28:4-7
5 Look, I shall bring terror on you, Lord Yahweh Sabaoth declares, from all directions; you shall be driven away, everyone for himself, with no one to rally the fugitives.
Jer 46:5 Jer 49:29 2Kgs 7:6-7 2Kgs 19:7 Amos 4:3 Isa 16:3 Jer 15:8
6 (But later I shall bring back the captive Ammonites, Yahweh declares.)
Jer 48:47 Jer 49:39 Ezek 16:53 Isa 19:18-23 Isa 23:18 Jer 46:26
7 To Edom. Yahweh says this: Is there no wisdom left in Teman? Have the shrewd run out of commonsense, has their wisdom vanished?
Amos 1:11-12 Gen 25:30 Gen 36:11 Gen 36:15 Jer 25:21 Jer 49:20 Ezek 25:12-14
8 Away! Take to your heels! Go into hiding, inhabitants of Dedan, for I shall bring ruin on Esau when the time comes for me to punish him.
Jer 25:23 Jer 46:21 Isa 21:13 Jer 49:30 1Sam 13:6 Amos 9:1-3 Isa 2:21
9 If grape-pickers were to come to you, would they not leave a few gleanings? If robbers came during the night, would they not steal only as much as they wanted?
Obad 1:5-6 Isa 17:6
10 But I for my part have stripped Esau, have laid his hiding places bare: he can hide no longer. His race is destroyed, so are his brothers and neighbours; he is no more!
Isa 17:14 Mal 1:3-4 Amos 9:3 Isa 14:20-22 Isa 45:3 Jer 23:24 Obad 1:9
11 Leave your orphans, I shall support them, and let your widows rely on me!
Ps 68:5 Hos 14:3 1Tim 5:5 Deut 10:18 Jas 1:27 Jonah 4:11 Mal 3:5
12 For Yahweh says this, 'Look, those who would not have had to drink the cup will have to drink it all the same; so why should you go unpunished? You will not go unpunished, but will certainly have to drink.
Jer 25:28-29 Obad 1:16 1Pet 4:17-18 Jer 25:15 Jer 30:11 Jer 46:27 Lam 4:21-22
13 For by my own self I have sworn, Yahweh declares, that Bozrah will become an object of horror, a laughing-stock, a desert, a curse, and all its towns ruins for ever.'
Gen 22:16 Gen 36:33 Isa 34:6 Amos 1:12 Amos 6:8 Isa 34:9-15 Isa 45:23
14 I have received a message from Yahweh, a herald has been sent throughout the nations, 'Muster! March against this people! Prepare for battle!'
Isa 30:4 Ezek 7:25-26 Isa 13:2-3 Isa 18:2-3 Isa 37:7 Jer 50:9-16 Jer 51:11
15 For look, I shall reduce you to the smallest of nations, to the most despised of people.
1Sam 2:7-8 1Sam 2:30 Luke 1:51 Mic 7:10 Obad 1:2 Ps 53:5
16 Your reputation for ferocity, your proud heart has misled you. You whose home is in the crannies of the Rock, who cling to the top of the peak! Though you make your nest as high as the eagle's, I shall bring you down from there, Yahweh declares.
Amos 9:2 Job 39:27 Isa 14:13-15 Prov 16:18 Prov 29:23 Ezek 28:11-19 Isa 2:21
17 Edom will become an object of horror; everyone going near will be appalled, and whistle at the sight of all her wounds.
Ezek 35:7 Jer 50:13 Jer 49:13 1Kgs 9:8 Jer 18:16 Jer 51:37 2Chr 7:20-21
18 As at the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah and their neighbouring towns, no one will live there any more, Yahweh says, no human being settle there again.
Deut 29:23 Jer 49:33 Amos 4:11 Gen 19:24-25 Jer 50:40 Job 18:15-18 Zeph 2:9
19 Look, like a lion he climbs from the thickets of the Jordan to the perennial pasture! In a flash, I shall make them run away, and there appoint someone I shall choose. For who is there like me? Who can hale me into court? Name me the shepherd who can stand up to me.
Jer 12:5 Jer 30:21 Exod 15:11 Jer 4:7 Jer 50:44-46 Job 9:19 Job 41:10
20 So now hear the plan that Yahweh has laid against Edom, the schemes he has in mind against the inhabitants of Teman: they will certainly be dragged away like the smallest of the flock! Their pastures will certainly be sacked before their eyes!
Jer 50:45 Mal 1:3-4 Jer 49:7 1Cor 1:27-29 Acts 4:28 Eph 1:11 Isa 14:24-27
21 The earth quakes at the sound of their downfall, the sound of it echoes to the Sea of Reeds.
Jer 50:46 Ezek 21:16 Ezek 26:15-18 Ezek 32:10 Isa 14:4-15 Rev 18:10
22 Look, like an eagle, he will soar and hover, spreading his wings over Bozrah. And the heart of Edom's warriors, that day, will be like that of a woman in labour pains.
Jer 48:40-41 Hos 8:1 Isa 13:8 Deut 28:49 Jer 4:13 Jer 6:24 Jer 30:6
23 To Damascus. Hamath and Arpad are shamed, for they have heard bad news. They are convulsed with anxiety like the sea that cannot be calmed.
2Kgs 18:34 Isa 10:9 Gen 14:15 Isa 57:20 2Kgs 19:13 Gen 15:2 Nah 2:10
24 Damascus is aghast, she prepares for flight, she is seized with trembling (anguish and sorrow have laid hold on her as on a woman in labour).
25 What now! That famous town deserted, that city of gaiety?
Jer 33:9 Jer 51:41 Dan 4:30 Isa 1:26 Isa 14:4-6 Jer 48:2 Jer 48:39
26 And so in her squares her young men will fall, and all her fighting men will perish, that day, Yahweh Sabaoth declares.
Jer 50:30 Amos 4:10 Jer 11:22 Ezek 27:27 Jer 9:21 Jer 51:3-4 Lam 2:21
27 I shall light a fire inside the walls of Damascus, to devour the palaces of Ben-Hadad.
1Kgs 15:18-20 Amos 1:3-5 1Kgs 20:1-22 2Kgs 13:3 2Kgs 13:5 Jer 43:12
28 To Kedar and the kingdoms of Hazor, which were conquered by Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon. Yahweh says this: Up! March on Kedar, destroy the sons of the east!
Gen 25:13 Isa 11:14 Judg 6:3 Ezek 27:21 Isa 21:16-17 Jer 2:10 Jer 49:14
29 Let their tents and their flocks be captured, their tent-cloths and all their gear; let their camels be seized and the shout go up, 'Terror on every side!'
Jer 6:25 Jer 46:5 Hab 3:7 Ps 120:5 1Chr 5:20-21 2Cor 4:8 2Cor 7:5
30 Away! Get into hiding as fast as you can, inhabitants of Hazor, Yahweh declares, for Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon has made a plan against you, he has a scheme in mind against you,
Isa 10:7 Jer 25:9 Jer 27:6 Jer 25:24-25
31 Up! March on a nation at its ease, living secure, Yahweh declares, that has no gates, no bars, that lives in a remote place!
Ezek 38:11 Deut 33:28 Isa 47:8 Mic 7:14 Num 23:9 Ezek 30:9 Ezek 39:6
32 Their camels will be the plunder, their countless sheep the spoil. I shall scatter them to the winds, those Crop-Heads, and bring ruin on them from every side, Yahweh declares.
Jer 9:26 Ezek 5:10 Ezek 12:14-15 Jer 25:23 Jer 49:36 Deut 28:64 Ezek 5:12
33 Hazor will become the lair of jackals, desolate for ever. No one will live there any more, no human being settle there again.
Jer 9:11 Jer 10:22 Jer 51:37 Isa 13:20-22 Mal 1:3 Zeph 2:9 Zeph 2:13-15
34 The word of Yahweh that came to the prophet Jeremiah about Elam, at the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah.
Dan 8:2 Gen 10:22 Gen 14:1 Jer 25:25 Isa 21:2 2Kgs 24:17-18 Acts 2:9
35 'Yahweh Sabaoth says this: Look, I shall break Elam's bow, the source of his might.
Isa 22:6 Jer 51:56 Ps 46:9 Jer 50:14 Jer 50:29
36 I shall bring four winds on Elam from the four corners of the sky, and I shall scatter them to all these winds: there will not be a single nation to which people expelled from Elam do not go.
Jer 49:32 Amos 9:9 Dan 8:8 Ezek 5:10 Rev 7:1 Dan 7:2-3 Dan 8:22
37 I shall make the Elamites tremble before their enemies, before those determined to kill them. I shall bring disaster on them, my burning anger, Yahweh declares. I shall pursue them with the sword until I have destroyed them all.
Jer 9:16 Jer 48:2 Ezek 5:2 Ezek 5:12 Ezek 12:14 Ezek 32:23 Jer 30:24
38 I shall set up my throne in Elam, uprooting its king and princes, Yahweh declares.
Dan 7:9-14 Jer 43:10
39 In the final days, I shall bring Elam's captives back, Yahweh declares.'
Jer 48:47 Amos 9:14 Dan 2:28 Dan 10:14 Ezek 16:53-55 Ezek 29:14 Ezek 38:16