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Obadiah 1

Overview

Obadiah 1:1, The destruction of Edom, Obadiah 1:3, for their pride, Obadiah 1:10. and for their wrong unto Jacob; Obadiah 1:17, The salvation and victory of Jacob.

Verse 1

concerning: Psalms 137:7, Isaiah 21:11, Isaiah 34:1-17, Isaiah 63:1-6, Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 9:26, Jeremiah 25:17, Jeremiah 25:21, Jeremiah 49:17-22, Lamentations 4:21, Lamentations 4:22, Ezekiel 25:12-14, Ezekiel 35:3-15, Joel 3:19, Amos 1:11, Amos 1:12, Malachi 1:3, Malachi 1:4

We: Jeremiah 49:14, Jeremiah 49:15, Jeremiah 51:46, Matthew 24:6, Mark 13:7

and an: Isaiah 18:2, Isaiah 18:3, Isaiah 30:4

Arise: Jeremiah 6:4, Jeremiah 6:5, Jeremiah 50:9-15, Jeremiah 51:27, Jeremiah 51:28, Micah 2:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:23 - the elder 2 Kings 19:7 - hear a rumour Isaiah 34:5 - upon Idumea Jeremiah 49:7 - Edom Ezekiel 25:8 - Seir Ezekiel 32:29 - Edom Ezekiel 35:2 - and prophesy Ezekiel 36:5 - against all

Verse 2

Numbers 24:18, 1 Samuel 2:7, 1 Samuel 2:8, Job 34:25-29, Psalms 107:39, Psalms 107:40, Isaiah 23:9, Ezekiel 29:15, Micah 7:10, Luke 1:51, Luke 1:52

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 49:15 - General Ezekiel 32:29 - Edom

Verse 3

pride: Proverbs 16:18, Proverbs 18:12, Proverbs 29:23, Isaiah 10:14-16, Isaiah 16:6, Jeremiah 48:29, Jeremiah 48:30, Jeremiah 49:16, Malachi 1:4

thou: 2 Kings 14:7, 2 Chronicles 25:12

saith: Isaiah 14:13-15, Isaiah 47:7, Isaiah 47:8, Jeremiah 49:4, Revelation 18:7, Revelation 18:8

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 17:12 - we will light 2 Samuel 17:28 - earthen vessels 1 Kings 20:32 - Thy servant 2 Chronicles 25:23 - took Amaziah Esther 6:6 - To whom Job 20:6 - his excellency Job 40:11 - behold Psalms 101:5 - an high Psalms 108:10 - who will lead Song of Solomon 2:14 - clefts Isaiah 42:11 - let the inhabitants Isaiah 47:1 - down Jeremiah 21:13 - Who Jeremiah 37:9 - Deceive Jeremiah 48:28 - leave Jeremiah 49:8 - dwell Jeremiah 51:53 - mount Ezekiel 16:49 - pride Ezekiel 31:10 - and his Zephaniah 2:10 - for Mark 7:22 - pride Romans 7:11 - deceived Galatians 6:7 - not Ephesians 4:22 - deceitful Titus 3:3 - deceived Hebrews 3:13 - the deceitfulness James 1:22 - deceiving

Verse 4

exalt: Job 20:6, Job 20:7, Job 39:27, Job 39:28, Jeremiah 49:16, Habakkuk 2:9

among: Isaiah 14:12-15, Jeremiah 51:53, Amos 9:2

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 20:32 - Thy servant Job 29:18 - I shall die Job 40:11 - behold Psalms 101:5 - an high Psalms 104:17 - the birds Psalms 108:10 - who will lead Psalms 139:8 - I ascend Proverbs 16:18 - General Isaiah 16:6 - have Isaiah 47:1 - down Jeremiah 21:13 - Who Jeremiah 22:23 - makest Jeremiah 48:28 - leave Jeremiah 49:4 - Who Jeremiah 49:8 - dwell Matthew 11:23 - which art Mark 7:22 - pride Luke 10:15 - which Revelation 4:7 - a flying

Verse 5

if robbers: Jeremiah 49:9

how: 2 Samuel 1:19, Isaiah 14:12, Jeremiah 50:23, Lamentations 1:1, Zephaniah 2:15, Revelation 18:10

if the: Deuteronomy 24:21, Isaiah 17:6, Isaiah 24:13, Micah 7:1

some grapes: or, gleanings

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:10 - glean Judges 6:4 - left no Jeremiah 6:9 - They shall Jeremiah 49:4 - Who Ezekiel 26:17 - How art

Verse 6

are the: Psalms 139:1, Isaiah 10:13, Isaiah 10:14, Isaiah 45:3, Jeremiah 49:10, Jeremiah 50:37, Matthew 6:19, Matthew 6:20

how are his: Daniel 2:22

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 6:9 - They shall Jeremiah 49:9 - grapegatherers Zephaniah 1:12 - that I

Verse 7

the men of: The Chaldeans, whose agents they became in persecuting the Jews. Psalms 55:12, Psalms 55:13, Jeremiah 4:30, Jeremiah 30:14, Lamentations 1:19, Ezekiel 23:22-25, Revelation 17:12-17

men that were at peace with thee: Heb. men of thy peace, Jeremiah 20:10, Jeremiah 38:22, *marg.

they that eat thy bread: Heb. the men of thy bread, Psalms 41:9, John 13:18

there is: Isaiah 19:11-14, Isaiah 27:11, Jeremiah 49:7, Hosea 13:13

in him: or, of it

Reciprocal: Micah 7:6 - a man's

Verse 8

even: Job 5:12-14, Psalms 33:10, Isaiah 19:3, Isaiah 19:13, Isaiah 19:14, Isaiah 29:14, 1 Corinthians 3:19, 1 Corinthians 3:20

Reciprocal: Isaiah 2:11 - in that day Jeremiah 49:7 - Is wisdom

Verse 9

thy: Psalms 76:5, Psalms 76:6, Isaiah 19:16, Isaiah 19:17, Jeremiah 49:22, Jeremiah 50:36, Jeremiah 50:37, Amos 2:16, Nahum 3:13

O: Genesis 36:11, Job 2:11, Jeremiah 49:7, Jeremiah 49:20, Ezekiel 25:13, Amos 1:12

every: Isaiah 34:5-8, Isaiah 63:1-3

mount: Obadiah 1:21, Deuteronomy 2:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 36:15 - duke Teman 1 Chronicles 1:36 - Teman 1 Chronicles 1:45 - Temanites Jeremiah 49:10 - his seed Obadiah 1:18 - and there Habakkuk 3:3 - from

Verse 10

violence: Genesis 27:11, Genesis 27:41, Numbers 20:14-21, Psalms 83:5-9, Psalms 137:7, Lamentations 4:21, Ezekiel 25:12, Ezekiel 35:5, Ezekiel 35:6, Ezekiel 35:12-15, Amos 1:11

shame: Psalms 69:7, Psalms 89:45, Psalms 109:29, Psalms 132:18, Jeremiah 3:25, Jeremiah 51:51, Ezekiel 7:18, Micah 7:10

and: Jeremiah 49:13, Jeremiah 49:17-20, Ezekiel 25:13, Ezekiel 25:14, Ezekiel 35:6, Ezekiel 35:7, Ezekiel 35:15, Malachi 1:3, Malachi 1:4

Reciprocal: Numbers 20:20 - And Edom Deuteronomy 2:4 - Ye are to pass Deuteronomy 23:7 - he is thy Deuteronomy 30:7 - General 2 Chronicles 28:9 - because the Lord God 2 Chronicles 28:17 - the Edomites Ezra 6:12 - destroy Psalms 18:18 - me in Isaiah 33:1 - when thou shalt cease Isaiah 47:6 - thou didst Jeremiah 10:25 - eaten Jeremiah 12:14 - that Ezekiel 35:2 - and prophesy Joel 3:2 - will plead Joel 3:19 - Edom Amos 1:12 - Teman Obadiah 1:18 - and there Zechariah 1:15 - and Zechariah 2:8 - the nations Matthew 5:22 - his brother

Verse 11

in the day that the: 2 Kings 24:10-16, 2 Kings 25:11, Jeremiah 52:28-30

captive his forces: or, his substance

cast: Joel 3:3, Nahum 3:10

even: Psalms 50:18, Psalms 137:7

Reciprocal: Job 18:20 - his day Proverbs 17:5 - and Jeremiah 40:11 - all the Jews Ezekiel 24:6 - let no Ezekiel 35:5 - in the Amos 1:6 - to Edom

Verse 12

thou: etc. or, do not behold, etc

looked: Psalms 22:17, Psalms 37:13, Psalms 54:7, Psalms 59:10, Psalms 92:11, Micah 4:11, Micah 7:8-10, Matthew 27:40-43

rejoiced: Job 31:29, Proverbs 17:5, Proverbs 24:17, Proverbs 24:18, Lamentations 4:21, Ezekiel 25:6, Ezekiel 25:7, Ezekiel 35:15, Micah 7:8, Luke 19:41

thou have: 1 Samuel 2:3, Psalms 31:18

spoken proudly: Heb. magnified thy mouth, Isaiah 37:24, James 3:5, 2 Peter 2:18, Jude 1:16, Revelation 13:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:22 - told 1 Kings 21:16 - Ahab rose up Proverbs 27:10 - neither Isaiah 14:29 - Rejoice Isaiah 16:3 - hide Jeremiah 48:27 - was not Jeremiah 49:5 - none Jeremiah 50:11 - ye were Lamentations 1:21 - they are Lamentations 2:16 - we have seen Ezekiel 36:5 - with the Obadiah 1:14 - in the day Matthew 5:22 - his brother Revelation 11:10 - rejoice

Verse 13

looked: 2 Samuel 16:12, Psalms 22:17, Zechariah 1:15

substance: or, forces

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:22 - told 2 Chronicles 28:17 - the Edomites Jeremiah 46:21 - the day Jeremiah 48:27 - was not Lamentations 1:21 - they are Ezekiel 35:10 - thou hast

Verse 14

neither shouldest: Amos 1:6, Amos 1:9

delivered up: or, shut up, Psalms 31:8

in the day: Obadiah 1:12, Genesis 35:3, Isaiah 37:3, Jeremiah 30:7

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 23:15 - General 2 Chronicles 28:17 - the Edomites

Verse 15

the day: Psalms 110:5, Psalms 110:6, Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 9:26, Jeremiah 25:15-29, Jeremiah 49:12, Lamentations 4:21, Lamentations 4:22, Ezekiel 30:3, Joel 3:11-14, Micah 5:15, Zechariah 14:14-18

as: Judges 1:7, Psalms 137:8, Ezekiel 35:15, Joel 3:7, Joel 3:8, Habakkuk 2:8, Matthew 7:2, James 2:13

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 35:6 - I will Joel 2:1 - for the

Verse 16

as ye: Psalms 75:8, Psalms 75:9, Isaiah 49:25, Isaiah 49:26, Isaiah 51:22, Isaiah 51:23, Jeremiah 25:15, Jeremiah 25:16, Jeremiah 25:27-29, Jeremiah 49:12, Joel 3:17, 1 Peter 4:17

swallow down: or, sup up, Isaiah 42:14, *marg. Habakkuk 1:9

and they shall be: Isaiah 8:9, Isaiah 8:10, Isaiah 29:7, Isaiah 29:8

Reciprocal: Proverbs 17:5 - and Isaiah 47:6 - thou didst Jeremiah 25:29 - I begin Ezekiel 20:40 - in mine Amos 9:8 - saving Obadiah 1:18 - and there Zechariah 12:1 - for

Verse 17

upon: Isaiah 46:13, Joel 2:32

shall be: Jeremiah 46:28, Amos 9:8

deliverance: or, they that escape, Jeremiah 44:14, Jeremiah 44:28, Ezekiel 7:16

there shall be holiness: or, it shall be holy, Isaiah 1:27, Isaiah 4:3, Isaiah 4:4, Isaiah 60:21, Joel 3:17, Zechariah 8:3, Zechariah 14:20, Zechariah 14:21, Revelation 21:27

possess: Isaiah 14:1, Isaiah 14:2, Joel 3:19-21, Amos 9:11-15

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:40 - serve Psalms 48:1 - mountain Isaiah 4:2 - them that are escaped Isaiah 59:20 - the Redeemer Isaiah 65:9 - I will Jeremiah 8:19 - the Lord Jeremiah 23:6 - Judah Jeremiah 31:23 - and mountain Jeremiah 32:37 - I will gather Jeremiah 50:19 - bring Ezekiel 20:41 - I bring Ezekiel 28:25 - When Ezekiel 36:12 - they shall Ezekiel 37:21 - General Daniel 12:1 - thy people Hosea 11:11 - and I Zechariah 8:8 - and they shall dwell Zechariah 8:12 - to possess Zechariah 12:1 - for Acts 1:6 - restore

Verse 18

shall be: Isaiah 10:17, Isaiah 31:9, Micah 5:8, Zechariah 12:6

the house of Joseph: 2 Samuel 19:20, Ezekiel 37:16, Ezekiel 37:19, Amos 5:15, Amos 6:6

for stubble: Psalms 83:6-15, Isaiah 5:24, Isaiah 47:14, Joel 2:5, Nahum 1:10, 1 Corinthians 3:12

and there: Obadiah 1:9, Obadiah 1:10, Obadiah 1:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 5:12 - stubble Joshua 10:39 - he left none Psalms 137:7 - the children Isaiah 11:14 - them of the east Jeremiah 25:21 - Edom Jeremiah 49:13 - a desolation Amos 9:12 - possess Zechariah 10:6 - I will strengthen Zechariah 12:3 - in that Malachi 1:3 - laid Malachi 4:1 - and all the

Verse 19

the south: Numbers 24:18, Numbers 24:19, Joshua 15:21, Jeremiah 32:44, Amos 9:12, Malachi 1:4, Malachi 1:5

the plain: Joshua 13:2, Joshua 13:3, Joshua 15:33, Joshua 15:45, Joshua 15:46, Judges 1:18, Judges 1:19, Isaiah 11:13, Isaiah 11:14, Ezekiel 25:16, Amos 1:8, Zephaniah 2:4-7, Zechariah 9:5-7

the fields of Ephraim: 2 Kings 17:24, Ezra 4:2, Ezra 4:7-10, Ezra 4:17, Psalms 69:35, Jeremiah 31:4-6, Ezekiel 36:6-12, Ezekiel 36:28, Ezekiel 37:21-25, Ezekiel 47:13-21, Ezekiel 48:1-9

Benjamin: Joshua 13:25, Joshua 13:31, Joshua 18:21-28, 1 Chronicles 5:26, Jeremiah 49:1, Amos 1:13, Micah 7:14

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 30:3 - that I Jeremiah 31:5 - mountains Jeremiah 33:12 - in all Jeremiah 49:2 - shall Israel Jeremiah 50:19 - Gilead Ezekiel 36:11 - and I will settle Micah 5:8 - as a lion Zephaniah 2:7 - the coast Malachi 1:3 - laid

Verse 20

the captivity of this: Jeremiah 3:18, Jeremiah 33:26, Ezekiel 34:12, Ezekiel 34:13, Hosea 1:10, Hosea 1:11, Amos 9:14, Amos 9:15, Zechariah 10:6-10

Zarephath: 1 Kings 17:9, 1 Kings 17:10, Luke 4:26, Sarepta

which is in Sepharad, shall possess: or, shall possess that which is in Sepharad, they shall possess, Jeremiah 13:19, Jeremiah 32:44, Jeremiah 33:13

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 30:3 - that I Jeremiah 33:12 - in all Zechariah 1:17 - My cities Zechariah 9:2 - Zidon Zechariah 10:10 - into

Verse 21

saviours: Judges 2:16, Judges 3:9, 2 Kings 13:5, Isaiah 19:20, Daniel 12:3, Joel 2:32, Micah 5:4-9, Zechariah 9:11-17, Zechariah 10:5-12, 1 Timothy 4:16, James 5:20

to judge: Psalms 149:5-9, Daniel 7:27, Luke 22:30, 1 Corinthians 6:2, 1 Corinthians 6:3, Revelation 19:11-13, Revelation 20:4

and the: Psalms 2:6-9, Psalms 22:28, Psalms 102:15, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Daniel 2:35, Daniel 2:44, Daniel 7:14, Daniel 7:27, Zechariah 14:9, Matthew 6:10, Matthew 6:13, Luke 1:32, Luke 1:33, Revelation 11:15, Revelation 19:6

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 9:27 - saviours Psalms 97:1 - Lord Psalms 125:1 - be as mount Jeremiah 23:6 - Judah Obadiah 1:9 - mount Micah 4:8 - the first Zechariah 1:20 - four Zechariah 9:13 - and raised Matthew 11:3 - Art Acts 26:6 - the promise

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Obadiah 1". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/obadiah-1.html.