If Edom says, We are impoverished, but we will return and build the desolate places; thus says the LORD of hosts,
They shall build, but I will throw down; and they shall call them, The border of wickedness, and, The people against whom the LORD has indignation forever.
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George Leo Haydock
Down, by the Machabees, who forced the people to receive circumcision, 1 Machabees v. 3. (Calmet)
At that time the Jews were more pious, and glorified God. (Haydock)
Ever. God's gratuitous love appears in his leaving Edom in captivity, and restoring the Jews. (Worthington)