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Summary of the Book of Obadiah - The King James Bible Online (KJV)
The content of the Book of Obadiah according to the King James Bible Online (KJV) contains a short overview of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of this Book in the Holy Bible:
- Obadiah is book number 31 in the Old Testament of the Bible. It contains 1 chapter.
- Obadiah is the shortest book in the Christian Bible
- The Book of Obadiah is believed to have been written between 848 and 840 B.C.
- Who was Obadiah? Obadiah was a prophet, the fourth of the Minor Prophets. He was an Israelite who was chief in the household of King Ahab (King of Israel).
- Where was Edom? Edom was situated on the southern Dead Sea and adjacent Jordan
- The content summary of the the Book of Obadiah are as follows:
- Obadiah is a prophet of God who condemns Edom for sins against both God and Israel.
- The Edomites were descendants of Esau whereas the Israelites are descendants of his twin brother, Jacob. A quarrel between the brothers affected their descendants for over 1,000 years
- The Edomites forbade Israel to cross their land during the Exodus from Egypt
- Obadiah's message is that the kingdom of Edom will be destroyed completely.
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