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Obadiah 3-5 Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

The pride of your heart has deceived you,
    you who live in the clefts of the rock,[a]
    whose dwelling is high,
who say in your heart,
    “Who will bring me down to the ground?”
Though you soar aloft like the eagle,
    though your nest is set among the stars,
    thence I will bring you down,
                says the Lord.

Pillage and Slaughter Will Repay Edom’s Cruelty

If thieves came to you,
    if plunderers by night—
    how you have been destroyed!—
    would they not steal only enough for themselves?
If grape gatherers came to you,
    would they not leave gleanings?

Footnotes:

  1. Obadiah 1:3 Or Sela
Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

The Revised Standard Version of the Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright © 1965, 1966 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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