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Obadiah 1:17

Context
NETBible

But on Mount Zion there will be a remnant of those who escape, 1  and it will be a holy place once again. The descendants 2  of Jacob will conquer 3  those who had conquered them. 4 

XREF

Isa 1:27; Isa 4:3,4; Isa 14:1,2; Isa 46:13; Isa 60:21; Jer 44:14,28; Jer 46:28; Eze 7:16; Joe 2:32; Joe 3:17; Joe 3:19-21; Am 9:8; Am 9:11-15; Zec 8:3; Zec 14:20,21; Re 21:27

NET © Notes

tn Heb “will be a fugitive.” This is a collective singular. Cf. NCV “some will escape the judgment.”

tn Heb “house” (so most English versions); NCV, TEV “the people of Jacob.” The word “house” also occurs four times in v. 18.

tn Heb “dispossess.” This root is repeated in the following line to emphasize poetic justice: The punishment will fit the crime.

tc The present translation follows the reading מוֹרִשֵׁיהֶם (morishehem; literally, “those dispossessing them”; cf. NAB, NRSV, CEV) rather than מוֹרָשֵׁיהֶם (morashehem, “their possessions”) of the MT (cf. LXX, Syriac, and Vg, followed by KJV, ASV, NASB).



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