- And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying:
- "Son of man, set thy face toward the children of Ammon, and prophesy against them;
- and say unto the children of Ammon: Hear the word of the Lord GOD: Thus saith the Lord GOD: Because thou saidst: Aha!
against My sanctuary, when it was profaned, and against the land of Israel, when it was made desolate, and against the house of Judah, when they went into captivity;
- therefore, behold, I will deliver thee to the children of the east for a possession, and they shall set their encampments in thee, and make their dwellings in thee;
they shall eat thy fruit, and they shall drink thy milk.
- And I will make Rabbah a pasture for camels, and the children of Ammon a couching-place for flocks;
and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
- For thus saith the Lord GOD: Because thou hast clapped thy hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced with all the disdain of thy soul against the land of Israel;
- therefore, behold, I stretch out My hand upon thee, and will deliver thee for a spoil to the nations;
and I will cut thee off from the peoples, and I will cause thee to perish out of the countries;
I will destroy thee, and thou shalt know that I am the LORD.
- Thus saith the Lord GOD: Because that Moab and Seir do say: Behold, the house of Judah is like unto all the nations,
- therefore, behold, I will open the flank of Moab on the side of the cities, on the side of his cities which are on his frontiers, the beauteous country of Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and Kiriathaim,
- together with the children of Ammon, unto the children of the east, and I will give them for a possession, that the children of Ammon may not be remembered among the nations;
- and I will execute judgments upon Moab;
and they shall know that I am the LORD.
- Thus saith the Lord GOD: Because that Edom hath dealt against the house of Judah by taking vengeance, and hath greatly offended, and revenged himself upon them;
- therefore thus saith the Lord GOD: I will stretch out My hand upon Edom, and will cut off man and beast from it;
and I will make it desolate from Teman, even unto Dedan shall they fall by the sword.
- And I will lay My vengeance upon Edom by the hand of My people Israel;
and they shall do in Edom according to Mine anger and according to My fury;
and they shall know my vengeance, saith the Lord GOD.
- Thus saith the Lord GOD: Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with disdain of soul to destroy, for the old hatred;
- therefore thus saith the Lord GOD: Behold, I will stretch out My hand upon the Philistines, and I will cut off the Cherethites, and destroy the remnant of the sea-coast.
- And I will execute great vengeance upon them with furious rebukes;
and they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall lay My vengeance upon them."