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Genesis 27:40


You will live by your sword but you will serve your brother. When you grow restless, you will tear off his yoke from your neck.” 1 


Ge 25:23; Ge 32:6; 2Sa 8:14; 1Ki 11:15-17; 2Ki 8:20-22; 2Ki 14:7,10; 1Ch 18:11-13; 2Ch 21:8,10; 2Ch 25:11,12; 2Ch 28:17; Ps 60:8; Ob 1:17-21; Mt 10:34

NET © Notes

sn You will tear off his yoke from your neck. It may be that this prophetic blessing found its fulfillment when Jerusalem fell and Edom got its revenge. The oracle makes Edom subservient to Israel and suggests the Edomites would live away from the best land and be forced to sustain themselves by violent measures.

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