Obadiah

from Holy Bible (KJV) – Bible Table of Contents on Rap Genius

Meaning

This shortest of the prophetic books — containing only 21 verses — is a scathing denunciation of the Edomites, descendants of Esau, who from the beginning had been hostile to Israel.

It’s message is primarily one of destruction and doom for Edom. The latter part of the prophecy is concerned with the Day of the Lord when God’s judgment will be upon other nations as well as Edom and concludes with the promise that “the kingdom shall be the Lord’s.”


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