Obadiah 1:17

“But upon mount Zion shall be deliverance, and there shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But vpon mount Zion shall be deliuerance, and there shall be holinesse, and the house of Iacob shall possesse their possessions.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But on Mount Zion there will be those who escape, And it will be holy. And the house of Jacob will possess their possessions.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But in mount Zion there shall be those that escape, and it shall be holy; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But in Mount Zion some will be kept safe, and it will be holy; and the children of Jacob will take their heritage.
- Basic English Bible

But upon mount Zion shall there be deliverance, and it shall be holy; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.
- Darby Bible

But upon mount Zion shall be deliverance, and there shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.
- Webster's Bible

But in Mount Zion, there will be those who escape, and it will be holy. The house of Jacob will possess their possessions.
- World English Bible

And in mount Zion there is an escape, And it hath been holy, And the house of Jacob have possessed their possessions.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But in mount Zion there shall be those that escape, and it shall be holy; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Obadiah 1:17


1:17 Zion - Literally this refers to the Jews: typically to the gospel - church. Deliverance - A remnant that shall be delivered by Cyrus, a type of Israel's redemption by Christ. Holiness - The temple, the city, the people returned from captivity shall be holy to the Lord. Their possessions - Their own ancient possessions.


Discussion for Obadiah 1:17

  • AKANINYENE for verse 17
    In mount Zion there is a place where believers meet God face to face. A place of prayer where our rights is taking by force.
  • Patrick Ogbogu for verse 17
    Zion is a place where inheritance is handed over to you. It is a place of deliverance from every oppression of hell, a place where you are cleaned up and whatever belongs to you is delivered to you
  • Bruno Bugre for verse 17
    I think it is the place where believes come to have their liberation, break through and receive power and everything God has for them. Also where believes meet God to receive all answers to prayers and be freed for no one come to the presence of God and live the same.
  • think it all makes sense now ' that only after you hv been delivered all will be well ' because all evil would hv surrounded you and nw that you hv accepted God ' you can posses everything that belongs to you
  • Rowland Tolofari for verse 17
    A great tool for deliverance from all forces of darkness that obstructs challenge the manifestation of God 's promises to His children.
  • Mount Zion is the Church of Christ, the Body of Christ and in Christ the children of God will receive deliverance from oppressive forces of the agents of darkness and through deliverance the children of God will get to their land of milk and honey.

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