I will set my face against you. You will be struck down before your enemies, those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee when there is no one pursuing you.
Nations will take them and bring them back to their own place. Then the family of Jacob will make foreigners their servants as they settle in the Lord’s land. 1 They will make their captors captives and rule over the ones who oppressed them.
They say to the people: 1 “Journey over to Calneh and look at it! Then go from there to Hamath-Rabbah! 2 Then go down to Gath of the Philistines! Are they superior to our two 3 kingdoms? Is their territory larger than yours?” 4
God blessed 1 them and said 2 to them, “Be fruitful and multiply! Fill the earth and subdue it! 3 Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and every creature that moves on the ground.” 4