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Obadiah 1:1 NLT

1 This is the vision that the Sovereign LORD revealed to Obadiah concerning the land of Edom. Edom’s Judgment Announced We have heard a message from the LORD that an ambassador was sent to the nations to say, “Get ready, everyone! Let’s assemble our armies and attack Edom!”

Study tools for Obadiah 1:1

  • a 1:6 - Hebrew Esau; also in 8b, 9, 18, 19, 21.
  • b 1:10 - Hebrew your brother Jacob. The names “Jacob” and “Israel” are often interchanged throughout the Old Testament, referring sometimes to the individual patriarch and sometimes to the nation.
  • c 1:17 - Hebrew Mount Zion.
  • d 1:17 - Hebrew house of Jacob; also in 18. See note on 10.
  • e 1:19 - Hebrew the Shephelah.
  • f 1:20 - Hebrew in Sepharad.
  • g 1:21 - As in Greek and Syriac versions; Hebrew reads Rescuers.
  • h 1:21 - Or from.