Prophecy Against Ammon
1The word of the Lord came to me: 2#See ch. 2:1 “Son of man, #See ch. 6:2 set your face toward #ch. 21:20, 28; See Jer. 49:1-6the Ammonites and prophesy against them. 3Say to the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord God: #ch. 2:4; 3:11, 27 Thus says the Lord God, Because you said, #ch. 26:2; 36:2 ‘Aha!’ over my #See ch. 7:22sanctuary when it was profaned, and over the land of Israel when it was made desolate, and over the house of Judah when they went into exile, 4therefore behold, I am handing you over to #Judg. 6:3the people of the East for a possession, and they shall set their encampments among you and make their dwellings in your midst. They shall eat your fruit, and they shall drink your milk. 5I will make #2 Sam. 11:1; 12:26; See ch. 21:20 Rabbah a #[Zeph. 2:15] pasture for camels and Ammon#25:5 Hebrew and the Ammonites #[Zeph. 2:15] a fold for flocks. #[See ch. 24:27 above]Then you will know that I am the Lord. 6For thus says the Lord God: Because #Ps. 98:8; Isa. 55:12 you have clapped your hands #[ch. 6:11] and stamped your feet and #[Zeph. 2:8, 10] rejoiced with all the #ver. 15; ch. 36:5malice within your soul against the land of Israel, 7therefore, behold, #See ch. 6:14 I have stretched out my hand against you, and #[ver. 4; ch. 7:21]will hand you over as plunder to the nations. And I will cut you off from the peoples and will make you perish out of the countries; I will destroy you. Then you will know that I am the Lord.
Prophecy Against Moab and Seir
8“Thus says the Lord God: Because #See Isa. 15:1-9; Jer. 48:1-47 Moab and #See ver. 12 Seir#25:8 Septuagint lacks and Seir said, ‘Behold, the #See Jer. 25:17-26house of Judah is like all the other nations,’ 9therefore #[See ver. 8 above] I will lay open the flank of Moab from the cities, from its cities on its frontier, the glory of the country, #Josh. 12:3 Beth-jeshimoth, #1 Chr. 5:8 Baal-meon, and #See Jer. 48:1Kiriathaim. 10I will give it #ver. 2 along with the Ammonites #ver. 4 to the people of the East as a possession, #ch. 21:32that the Ammonites may be remembered no more among the nations, 11#[See ver. 8 above] and I will execute judgments upon Moab. #See ch. 6:7Then they will know that I am the Lord.
Prophecy Against Edom
12“Thus says the Lord God: Because #ver. 8; ch. 32:29; 35:2, 5; 2 Chr. 28:17; Ps. 137:7; Isa. 21:11; 34:5; Amos 1:11, 12; See Jer. 49:7-22; Obad. 1-21 Edom acted revengefully against the house of Judah and has grievously offended #ver. 15in taking vengeance on them, 13therefore thus says the Lord God, #See ch. 6:14 I will stretch out my hand against Edom and cut off from it man and beast. And I will make it desolate; from #1 Chr. 1:45; Amos 1:12 Teman even to #ch. 27:15, 20; 38:13; Isa. 21:13Dedan they shall fall by the sword. 14And I will lay my vengeance upon Edom #Amos 9:12; Obad. 18 by the hand of my people Israel, and they shall do in Edom according to my anger and according to my wrath, and #[ver. 17]they shall know my vengeance, declares the Lord God.
Prophecy Against Philistia
15“Thus says the Lord God: Because #Jer. 25:20; 47:1; Joel 3:4; Amos 1:6; Zeph. 2:4; See Isa. 14:29-31 the Philistines #ver. 12 acted revengefully and took vengeance #ver. 6; ch. 36:5with malice of soul to destroy in never-ending enmity, 16therefore thus says the Lord God, #[See ver. 13 above] Behold, I will stretch out my hand against the Philistines, and I will cut off #See 1 Sam. 30:14the Cherethites and destroy the rest of the seacoast. 17I will execute great vengeance on them #ch. 5:15 with wrathful rebukes. #[ver. 14]Then they will know that I am the Lord, when I lay my vengeance upon them.”