New Living Translation
You should not have stood at the crossroads, killing those who tried to escape. You should not have captured the survivors and handed them over in their terrible time of trouble.
King James Bible
Neither shouldest thou have stood in the crossway, to cut off those of his that did escape; neither shouldest thou have delivered up those of his that did remain in the day of distress.
Darby Bible Translation
and thou shouldest not have stood on the crossway, to cut off those of his that did escape, nor have delivered up those remaining of him in the day of distress.
World English Bible
Don't stand in the crossroads to cut off those of his who escape. Don't deliver up those of his who remain in the day of distress.
Young's Literal Translation
Nor stand by the breach to cut off its escaped, Nor deliver up its remnant in a day of distress.
Obadiah 1:14 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:14 The breaches - Of the walls, by which when the city was taken, some might have made their escape. Delivered - To the Chaldeans. Remain - Survived the taking of the city.
Now go out to the street corners and invite everyone you see.'
"Help us," they cry. "Defend us against our enemies. Protect us from their relentless attack. Do not betray us now that we have escaped.
Let our refugees stay among you. Hide them from our enemies until the terror is past." When oppression and destruction have ended and enemy raiders have disappeared,
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