Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, for the violence against the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.
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George Leo Haydock
Desolation. Cambyses laid it waste for three years, as Ochus did afterwards.
Edom. Judas and Hircan punished them for their former barbarity, Psalm cxxxvi. 7., and 2 Machabees x. 16., and Ezechiel xxv. 12. (Calmet)