Obadiah 1:5 LEB

5 "If thieves came to you, if plunderers of [the] night--How you have been destroyed!--would they not steal {what they wanted}?a If grape gatherers came, would they not leave gleanings?

References for Obadiah 1:5

    • c 1:5 - Literally "their sufficiency"

      Study tools for Obadiah 1:5

      • a 1:2 - The NET Bible note for this verse points out: "The Hebrew perfect verb form used here usually describes past events. However, here and several times in the following verses it is best understood as portraying certain fulfillment of events that at the time of writing were still future. It is the perfect of certitude"
      • b 1:4 - Literally "a declaration of"
      • c 1:5 - Literally "their sufficiency"
      • d 1:7 - Literally "men of your covenant"
      • e 1:7 - Literally "men of your peace"
      • f 1:7 - The preposition ?? plus ???? indicates the absence of a thing within a location
      • g 1:7 - Or "in him"
      • h 1:8 - Literally "a declaration of"
      • i 1:9 - Literally "each"
      • j 1:11 - Literally "the day of your standing nearby"
      • k 1:11 - Literally "the day of the taking captive by strangers"
      • l 1:12 - The Hebrew expression "to look upon" often has the sense of "to feast the eyes upon" or "to gloat over"
      • m 1:12 - Literally "son"
      • n 1:16 - Literally "the mountain of my holiness"
      • o 1:20 - Hebrew "exile"
      • p 1:20 - Hebrew "exile"
      • q 1:21 - Literally "will be for"