Obadiah 1:2

“Behold, I have made thee small among the heathen: thou art greatly despised.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Behold, I haue made thee small among the heathen: thou art greatly despised.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Behold, I will make you small among the nations; You are greatly despised.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, I have made thee small among the nations: thou art greatly despised.
- American Standard Version (1901)

See, I have made you small among the nations: you are much looked down on.
- Basic English Bible

Behold, I have made thee small among the nations; thou art greatly despised.
- Darby Bible

Behold, I have made thee small among the heathen: thou art greatly despised.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, I have made you small among the nations. You are greatly despised.
- World English Bible

Lo, little I have made thee among nations, Despised [art] thou exceedingly.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, I make thee small among the nations; thou art greatly despised.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Obadiah 1:2


1:2 Small - Thou art a small people. In comparison with other nations. Despised - What ever these Edomites had been, now they were despised.


Discussion for Obadiah 1

  • Tivette Smith
    I thank god for keeping his promise to the chosen people jacob
  • BSP
    Verse 10: Esau and his offspring showed a violent spirit toward his brother Jacob and his offspring. For this unjust treatment, they would have to face the consequences.
  • ART
    The LORD IS AT HAND....If we are reading this chapter GOD is talking to you ,telling us he's coming someday only GOD knows, but he is coming, so LOVE ONE ANOTHER and FORGIVE ONE ANOTHER..LOVE YOU MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS..MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND UR ENEMIES
  • God's Girl
    Hey
    Debbie, I think you are absolutely right! We should have respect towards God. Just look in the first book in the Bible, all that he made was for us. :) I am grateful that we have a loving God.
  • Rev Franklin Miller
    Please all that leave comments, capitalize "God" when you are referring to the most High Lord of lords and King of kings. Obadiah gave this respect for Him and who are we that cannot or will not?
  • Irene123
    This chap. - all about Edom/Essau. I've done some reading on Petra/Edom south of the Dead sea. It's a HUGE red rock structure, carved by hand thousands of years ago, by the Edomites, Essau's descendants. Essau means red and his descendants carved a red city. Anyway, the physical Edom/Petra was destroyed, just as Amos says, by God. But try to tell that to atheist archaeologists.

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