1Some time later, Yahweh gave me another message. He said,
2“You human, turn toward where the Ammon people-group lives, and prophesy about what will happen to them.
3Say about them, ‘This is what Yahweh the Lord says: You shouted joyfully when my temple in Jerusalem was destroyed, and when the country/land of Israel was ruined, and when the people of Judah were ◄exiled/forced to go► to Babylonia.
4Therefore, I am going to allow you to be conquered by people who will come from the east. They will set up their tents in your country and live there. And they will eat the fruit from your fruit trees and drink the milk from your cattle.
5I will cause your capital city Rabbah to become a pasture for camels, and the rest of Ammon to become only a resting place for sheep. Then you will know that I, Yahweh, have the power to do what I say that I will do.
6This is what I, Yahweh the Lord, say: You clapped your hands joyfully and stomped your feet, and laughed because you despised the people in the land of Israel.
7Therefore, I will use my power MTY against you, and I will enable other nations to conquer you and take away your valuable possessions. I will destroy you completely DOU, with the result that you no longer will be a nation. When that happens, people will know that I, Yahweh, have the power to do what I say that I will do.’ ”
8This is also what Yahweh the Lord says: “ The people of Moab south of Ammon and the people of Seir south of Moab despised Israel and said, ‘The people MTY of Israel have become as unimportant as all the other nations!’
9Therefore, I will destroy the cities that protect the borders of Moab, starting at Beth-Jeshimoth, Baal-Meon, and Kiriathaim, the finest cities in Moab.
10I will enable people from the east to conquer Moab and also to conquer Ammon. As a result, I will cause that Ammon will no longer be remembered by other nations.
11I will also punish the people of Moab. When that happens, they will know that I, Yahweh, have the power to do what I say that I will do.”
12This is also what Yahweh the Lord says: “ You people of Edom are guilty of getting revenge on the people MTY of Judah.
13Therefore this is what I, Yahweh the Lord, say: I will use my power against the people of Edom and will get rid of their men and their animals. I will ruin the land from Teman region in central Edom to Dedan region in the south of Edom, and many of their men will be killed by their enemies swords.
14The Israeli people will use their power MTY to get revenge on the people of Edom. They will show the people of Edom that I have been angry with them, and I will punish MTY them. The people of Edom will experience my getting revenge on them. Then they will know that I, Yahweh the Lord, have the power to do what I say that I will do.”
15This is also what Yahweh the Lord says: “The Philistia people-group wanted very much to get revenge on the people of Judah. They very maliciously wanted to destroy Judah.
16Therefore this is what I, Yahweh the Lord, say: I am about to use my power MTY against the Philistia people. I will get rid of the Kereth people-group and all those who live along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
17By the way I punish them, I will get great revenge on them and show that I am angry with them. And when I get revenge on them, they will know that I, Yahweh the Lord, have the power to do what I say that I will do.”