The Lord’s sword is dripping with blood, it is covered 1 with fat; it drips 2 with the blood of young rams and goats and is covered 3 with the fat of rams’ kidneys. For the Lord is holding a sacrifice 4 in Bozrah, 5 a bloody 6 slaughter in the land of Edom.
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1 tn The verb is a rare Hotpaal passive form. See GKC 150 §54.h.
2 tn The words “it drips” are supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons.
3 tn The words “and is covered” are supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons.
4 tn Heb “for there is a sacrifice to the Lord.”
5 sn The Lord’s judgment of Edom is compared to a bloody sacrificial scene.
6 tn Heb “great” (so KJV, NAB, NASB, NIV, NRSV).