For the Day of the LORD is near for all the nations. As you have done, it will be done to you; your recompense will return upon your own head.
Cross ReferencesJob 24:1
Why does the Almighty not reserve times for judgment? Why may those who know Him never see His days?
Summon the archers against Babylon, all who string the bow. Encamp all around her; let no one escape. Repay her according to her deeds; do to her as she has done. For she has defied the LORD, the Holy One of Israel.
For a destroyer is coming against her--against Babylon. Her warriors will be captured, and their bows will be broken, for the LORD is a God of retribution; He will repay in full.
For the day is near, the Day of the LORD is near. It will be a day of clouds, a time of doom for the nations.
therefore, as surely I live, declares the Lord GOD, I will treat you according to the anger and jealousy you showed in your hatred against them, and I will make Myself known among them when I judge you.
As you rejoiced when the inheritance of the house of Israel became desolate, so will I do to you: you will become a desolation, O Mount Seir, and so will all of Edom. Then they will know that I am the LORD.'
Alas for the day! For the Day of the LORD is near, and it will come like destruction from the Almighty.
Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on My holy mountain! Let all who dwell in the land tremble, for the Day of the LORD is coming; in fact, it is at hand--
The LORD raises His voice in the presence of His army. Indeed, His camp is very large, for mighty are those who obey His command. For the day of the LORD is great and very dreadful. Who can endure it?
Woe to you who long for the Day of the LORD! What will the Day of the LORD be for you? It will be darkness and not light.
Will not the Day of the LORD be darkness and not light, even gloom with no brightness in it?
Because you have plundered many nations, the remnant of the people will plunder you for your bloodshed against man and your violence against the land and city and all their dwellers.
Chapter Outline1. The destruction of Edom,
3. for their pride,
10. and for their wrong unto Jacob.
17. The salvation and victory of Jacob.
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