Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jeremiah 25:9, 21
behold, I will summon all the families of the north, declares the LORD, and I will send for My servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon. I will bring them against this land, against its residents, and against all the surrounding nations. So I will completely destroy them and make them an object of horror and contempt, an everlasting desolation. . . .
He said to Jacob, "Let me eat some of that red stew, for I am famished." (That is why he was also called Edom.)
Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. And Esau said in his heart: "The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then I will kill my brother Jacob."
So Esau (that is, Edom) settled in the hill country of Seir.
From Kadesh Moses sent messengers to tell the king of Edom, "This is what your brother Israel says: You know all the hardship that has befallen us, . . .
Numbers 24:17, 18
I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob, and a scepter will arise from Israel. He will crush the skulls of Moab and strike down all the sons of Sheth. . . .
Do not despise an Edomite, for he is your brother. Do not despise an Egyptian, because you lived as a foreigner in his land.
saying, "Come, let us erase them as a nation; may the name of Israel be remembered no more." . . .
Remember, O LORD, the sons of Edom on the day Jerusalem fell: "Destroy it, " they said, "tear it down to its foundations!"
Come near, O nations, to listen; pay attention, O peoples. Let the earth hear, and all that fills it, the world and all that springs from it. . . .
Who is this coming from Edom, from Bozrah with crimson-stained garments? Who is this robed in splendor, marching in the greatness of His strength? "It is I who speak in righteousness, mighty to save." . . .
This is what the Lord GOD says: 'Because Edom acted vengefully against the house of Judah and in so doing incurred grievous guilt, . . .
Moreover, the word of the LORD came to me, saying, . . .
He will also invade the Beautiful Land, and many countries will fall. But these will be delivered from his hand: Edom, Moab, and the leaders of the Ammonites.
Egypt will become desolate, and Edom a desert wasteland, because of the violence done to the people of Judah, in whose land they shed innocent blood.
Amos 1:11, 12
This is what The LORD says: "For three transgressions of Edom, even four, I will not revoke My judgment, because he pursued his brother with the sword and stifled all compassion; his anger raged continually, and his fury flamed incessantly. . . .
This is the vision of Obadiah: This is what the Lord GOD says about Edom--We have heard a message from the LORD; An envoy has been sent among the nations to say, "Rise up, and let us go to battle against her!"
Malachi 1:3, 4
but Esau I have hated, and I have made his mountains a wasteland and left his inheritance to the desert jackals." . . .
Then some said, "Come, let us make plans against Jeremiah, for the law will never be lost to the priest, or counsel to the wise, or an oracle to the prophet. Come, let us denounce him and pay no heed to any of his words."
He thwarts the schemes of the crafty, so that their hands find no success. . . .
The princes of Zoan are mere fools; Pharaoh's wise counselors give senseless advice. How can you say to Pharaoh, "I am one of the wise, a son of eastern kings"? . . .
Therefore I will again confound these people with wonder upon wonder. The wisdom of the wise will perish, and the intelligence of the intelligent will be hidden.
In that day, declares the LORD, will I not destroy the wise men of Edom and the men of understanding in the mountains of Esau?
Romans 1:22, 23
Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools, . . .
Therefore hear the plans that the LORD has made against Edom and the strategies He has devised against the people of Teman: The little ones of the flock will surely be dragged away, and their pasture will be made desolate because of them.
Genesis 36:11, 15
The sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, and Kenaz. . . .
1 Chronicles 1:53
Kenaz, Teman, Mibzar,
Now when Job's three friends--Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite--heard about all this adversity that had come upon him, each of them came from his home and met together to go and sympathize with Job and comfort him.
Then Eliphaz the Temanite replied:
therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: I will stretch out My hand against Edom and cut off from it both man and beast. I will make it a wasteland, and from Teman to Dedan they will fall by the sword.
So I will send fire upon Teman to consume the citadels of Bozrah."
Then your mighty men, O Teman, will be terrified, so that everyone in the mountains of Esau will be cut down in the slaughter.
God came from Teman, and the Holy One from Mount Paran. Selah His glory covered the heavens, and His praise filled the earth.