Malachi 1:3

And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the jackals of the wilderness.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Esau, perceiving the evil which was already in him, and would appear afterwards; (St. Jerome and Theodoret) or rather he was a figure of the reprobate, though not of course one himself. (St. Augustine) A person is said to hate what he loves less. Esau's privileges were transferred to his brother, who enjoyed a much finer country, and was chosen for God's peculiar inheritance. (Calmet) Temporal blessings are here specified. Dragons. Septuagint, "houses "so that they shall be deserted. (Haydock) Edom was ravaged by Nabuchodonosor. The people retired into the cities, from which the Jews were driven. Yet afterwards they rebuilt their own habitations.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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