But evil people are like thorns – all of them are tossed away, for they cannot be held in the hand.
So Edom has remained free from Judah’s control to this very day.
“Even today my complaint is still bitter;
Our record of sins overwhelms me,
Indeed God strikes the heads of his enemies, the hairy foreheads of those who persist in rebellion.
Do not disregard
Many times he delivered
The Lord said to me, “The people of Judah and the citizens of Jerusalem have plotted rebellion against me!
You must speak my words to them whether they listen or not, for they are rebellious.
According to their uncleanness and rebellion I have dealt with them, and I hid my face from them.
Yet the Lord our God is compassionate and forgiving,
They consume their alcohol, then engage in cult prostitution; they dearly love their shameful behavior.
A man named Barabbas was imprisoned with rebels who had committed murder during an insurrection.
Then they shouted back,
For where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is disorder and every evil practice.
ה (He) Her foes subjugated her;
The army was given over,
and said to them, “You brought me this man as one who was misleading