Obadiah (book of)

Detailed outline of the Book of Obadiah

Title and introduction (1) Judgment on Edom (2-14) Edom’s Destruction Announced (2-7) The Humbling of her Pride (2-4) The Completeness of her destruction (5-7) Edom’s Destruction Reaffirmed (8-14) Her Shame and Destruction (8-10) Her Crimes Against Israel (11-14) The Day of the Lord (15-21) Judgment on the Nations but Deliverance for Israel (15-18) The


Obadiah God’s Judgment on Edom 1:1 The vision that Obadiah saw. The Lord GOD says this concerning Edom: Edom’s Approaching Destruction We have heard a report from the LORD. An envoy was sent among the nations, saying, “Arise! Let us make war against Edom!” 1:2 The LORD says, “Look! I will make you a weak nation; you will be greatly despised! 1:3 Your presumptuous heart

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Obadiah – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF OBADIAH Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION This is the shortest book in the Old Testament. The name means "servant of Jehovah." Obadiah stands fourth among the minor prophets according to the Hebrew arrangement of the canon, the fifth according to the Greek. Some consider him to be the same as the Obadiah who