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Edomites, The


1. Descended from Esau. Ge 36:9.

2. Dwelt in Mount Seir. Ge 32:3; De 2:4,5.

3. Were called

a. Children of Esau. De 2:4.

b. Brethren of Israel. Nu 20:14.

4. Governed by dukes. Ge 36:15-30,40-43; Ex 15:15.

5. Afterwards had kings. Ge 36:31-29; Nu 20:14.

6. Under a deputy or viceroy while subject to Judah. 1Ki 22:47.

7. Character of

a. Wise. Jer 49:7.

b. Proud and self-confident. Jer 49:16; Ob 1:3.

c. Strong and cruel. Jer 49:19.

d. Vindictive. Eze 25:12.

e. Idolatrous. 2Ch 25:14,20.

f. Superstitious. Jer 27:3,9.

8. Carried on extensive commerce. Eze 27:20.

9. Country of

a. Specially given to them. De 2:5.

b. Fertile and rich. Ge 27:39.

c. Mountainous and rocky. Jer 49:16; Mal 1:3.

d. Traversed by roads. Nu 20:17.

e. Well fortified. Ps 60:9.

f. Called Mount Seir. Eze 35:2.

g. Called Mount of Esau. Ob 1:21.

h. Called Dumah. Isa 21:11.

i. Called Idumea. Isa 34:6; Mr 3:8.

j. Called Edom. Isa 63:1.

10. Cities of

a. Dinhabah or Dedan. Ge 36:32; Jer 49:8.

b. Avith. Ge 36:35.

c. Pau. Ge 36:39.

d. Bozrah. Jer 49:22; Am 1:12.

e. Teman. Jer 49:7; Eze 25:13.

f. Eziongeber, a sea port. 1Ki 9:26.

11. Implacable enemies of Israel. Eze 35:5.

12. Israel forbidden to hate. De 23:7.

13. Israel forbidden to spoil. De 2:4,6; 2Ch 20:10.

14. Might be received into the congregation in third generation. De 23:8.

15. Refused Israel a passage. Nu 20:21; Jdj 11:17.

16. Saul made war against. 1Sa 14:47.

17. David subdued, &c. 2Sa 8:14; 1Ch 18:11,13.

18. Slaughter of, by Joab and Abishai. 1Ki 11:16; 1Ch 18:12.

19. Took refuge in Egypt. 1Ki 11:17-19.

20. Returned after David’s death. 1Ki 11:21-22.

21. Were stirred up against Solomon. 1Ki 11:14.

22. Confederated with enemies of Israel against Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 20:10; Ps 83:4-6.

23. Miraculous overthrow of. 2Ch 20:22.

24. Revolted from Joram, king of Judah. 2Ki 8:20-22; 2Ch 21:8-10.

25. Re-conquered by Amaziah. 2Ki 14:7,10; 2Ch 25:11,12.

26. The Jews ensnared by the idols of, and punished. 2Ch 25:14,15,20.

27. Rebelled against Ahaz. 2Ch 28:17.

28. Aided Babylon against Judah. Ps 137:7; Ob 1:11.

29. Predictions respecting

a. Subjection to Israel. Ge 25:23; 27:29,37.

b. Revolt from Israel. Ge 27:40.

c. Israel’s occupation of their country. Nu 24:18; Ob 1:17-19.

d. To share in the punishment of the nations. Jer 9:26; 25:15-27; Eze 32:29.

e. Punishment for persecuting Israel. Isa 34:5-8; 63:1-4; La 4:21; Eze 25:13,14; Am 1:11,12; Ob 1:10,15.

f. Exterminating slaughter of. Ob 1:18.

g. Utter desolation of their country. Isa 34:9-17; Eze 35:7-15.

h. The king of Babylon an instrument of their punishment. Jer 27:3-6.

i. Israel an instrument of their punishment. Eze 25:14; Ob 1:18.

j. Their ruin to be an astonishment. Jer 49:17,21.

k. Their future subjection to the Jews. Isa 11:14; Am 9:12.

30. Remarkable persons of

a. Doeg. 1Sa 22:18.

b. Hadad. 1Ki 11:14,19.

c. Eliphaz. Job 2:11.