New International Version
In the time of Jehoram, Edom rebelled against Judah and set up its own king.
King James Bible
In his days the Edomites revolted from under the dominion of Judah, and made themselves a king.
Darby Bible Translation
In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and they set a king over themselves.
World English Bible
In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.
Young's Literal Translation
In his days hath Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and cause a king to reign over them;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In his days the Edomites revolted - See on 2 Kings 8:21 (note).
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We need not enter into details regarding the question as to the time when the prophet wrote. By a thorough argumentation, Caspari has proved, that he occupies his right position in the Canon, and hence belongs to the earliest age of written prophecy, i.e., to the time of Jeroboam II. and Uzziah. As bearing conclusively against those who would assign to him a far later date, viz., the time of the exile, there is not only the indirect testimony borne by the place which this prophecy occupies in …
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2 Chronicles 20:22
As they began to sing and praise, the LORD set ambushes against the men of Ammon and Moab and Mount Seir who were invading Judah, and they were defeated.
2 Chronicles 20:23
The Ammonites and Moabites rose up against the men from Mount Seir to destroy and annihilate them. After they finished slaughtering the men from Seir, they helped to destroy one another.
2 Chronicles 21:9
So Jehoram went there with his officers and all his chariots. The Edomites surrounded him and his chariot commanders, but he rose up and broke through by night.
2 Chronicles 21:10
To this day Edom has been in rebellion against Judah. Libnah revolted at the same time, because Jehoram had forsaken the LORD, the God of his ancestors.
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