John Wesley's Explanatory Notes
on the Whole Bible
- A prophecy against Edom for their hatred to Israel, verse 1-13.
- Their ruin shall be perpetual, verse 14, 15.
Mount Seir - The Edomites, who inhabited it.
Their iniquity - When their iniquity was punished on them, which brought them to final ruin.
And blood - Thy guilt, and my just revenge of innocent blood. Hast not hated - Thou hast loved, rather than hated, blood-shed; therefore vengeance for it follows thee.
That passeth out - All travellers that go to or from Edom.
Return - To their former glory.
Though - Though God was with Israel.
Judged - Punished thee.
The whole earth - The inhabitants of all the countries round about thee. Rejoiceth - Is in peace and plenty.