The writer argues not so much with Edom as with his own people.
Edom o' Gordon—Adam of Auchindoun—did his ruthless work in 1571.
I: "Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah?"
These are surely the days of visitation for the pride of Edom.
This last stanza, which is not in the metre of the others, is perhaps from some copy of 'Edom o Gordon.'
The Nitzab or Prfect of Edom was allowed the barren title of king.
So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat and the king of Edom went down to him.
But the Dukes of Edom as they are called will not enter into this compact.
Hidden away in the rocky gorges of Edom, Petra is one of the strangest and most marvelous cities of the world.
Edom means red, and Bossrah is assonant to Bsser, a vinedresser.