Numbers 24:18

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Edom shall bee a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies, and Israel shall doe valiantly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Edom shall be a possession, Seir, its enemies, also will be a possession, While Israel performs valiantly.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession, `who were' his enemies; While Israel doeth valiantly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

And Edom shall be a possession, and Seir a possession, -- they, his enemies; but Israel will do valiantly.
- Darby Bible

And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly.
- Webster's Bible

Edom shall be a possession. Seir, his enemies, also shall be a possession, while Israel does valiantly.
- World English Bible

And Edom hath been a possession, And Seir hath been a possession, [for] its enemies, And Israel is doing valiantly;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also, even his enemies, shall be a possession; while Israel doeth valiantly.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 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.


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