Obidiah

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OBADIAH Judgement is pronounced. Obadiah’s oracle against Edom as sentenced by Yahweh Himself is severe and without hope for future restoration of this people. Edom’s crime and reason for judgement is explained by Obadiah in this sense, “you stood by on the day of your brother’s captivity; and rejoiced over the children of Judah in the day of their destruction .” Edom has displeased God by their consistent violence and hatred for their …

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…servant Abraham (Gen 17:7-9). While a son was cut off, another was saved and restored. Obadiah’s oracle against Edom as sentenced by Yahweh Himself is severe and without hope for future restoration of this people. Edom’s crime and reason for judgement is explained, penalty given, and sentence released, judgement is pronounced. SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Inter-Varsity Press, 1988 2. The Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Inter-Varsity Press, 1980 3. Peoples of Old Testament Times, Oxford University Press 1973