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Numbers 24:18

    Numbers 24:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession, who were his enemies; While Israel doeth valiantly.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Edom will be his heritage, and he will put an end to the last of the people of Seir.

    Webster's Revision

    And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession, who were his enemies; While Israel doeth valiantly.

    World English Bible

    Edom shall be a possession. Seir, his enemies, also shall be a possession, while Israel does valiantly.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession, which were his enemies; While Israel doeth valiantly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 24:18

    And Edom shall be a possession - That is, to David: as it is said: "And all they of Edom became David's servants;" 2 Samuel 8:14.

    Seir also shall be a possession - That is, unto the king Messiah; as it is said: "And saviours shall come upon Mount Zion to judge the Mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the Lord's;" Obadiah 1:21. See Ainsworth.

    Barnes' Notes on Numbers 24:18

    Seir - The older name of the mountain-land, south of Moab, and east of the Arabah, which the Edomites inhabited Genesis 32:3; Genesis 36:8-9.

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 24:18

    24:18 A possession - Which was also foretold, Gen 25:23, and in part fulfilled, 2Sam 8:14 1Chr 18:13, but more fully by Christ, Amos 9:12 Ob 1:18, who shall subdue and possess all his enemies; here signified by the name of Edom, as Jacob or Israel, his brother, signifies all his church and people. Seir - A part and, mountain of Edom.