OBADIAH. Chapter 1
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1 The destruction of Edom, 3 for their pride, 10 and for their wrong vnto Iacob. 17 The saluation and victory of Iacob.
1The vision of Obadiah: Thus saith the Lord God, concerning Edom; Wee haue heard a rumour from the Lord, and an ambassador is sent among the heathen: Arise yee, and let vs rise vp against her in battell.1
7All the men of thy confederacie haue brought thee euen to the border: the men that were at peace with thee, haue deceiued thee, and preuailed against thee: they that eate thy bread haue laide a wound vnder thee: there is none vnderstanding in him.7
11In the day that thou stoodest on the other side, in the day that the strangers caried away captiue his forces, and forreiners entred into his gates, and cast lots vpon Ierusalem, euen thou wast as one of them.11
12But thou shouldest not haue looked on the day of thy brother in the day that hee became a stranger, neither shouldest thou haue reioyced ouer the children of Iudah in the day of their destruction: neither shouldest thou haue spoken proudly in the day of distresse.12
13Thou shouldest not haue entred into the gate of my people in the day of their calamitie: yea, thou shouldest not haue looked on their affliction in the day of their calamitie, nor haue laid hands on their substance in the day of their calamitie.13
18And the house of Iacob shall bee a fire, and the house of Ioseph a flame, and the house of Esau for stubble, and they shall kindle in them and deuoure them, and there shall not be any remaining of the house of Esau, for the Lord hath spoken it.
19And they of the South shall possesse the mount of Esau, and they of the plaine, the Philistines: and they shall possesse the fields of Ephraim, and the fields of Samaria, and Beniamin shall possesse Gilead.
20And the captiuitie of this hoste of the children of Israel shall possesse that of the Canaanites euen vnto Zarephath, and the captiuitie of Ierusalem which is in Sepharad, shall possesse the cities of the South.20
Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for Obadiah Chapter 1
1 Ier.49. 14.
4 Ier.49. 16.
5 Ier.49.9. , Or, gleanings.
7 Hebr. the men of thy peace. , Hebr. the men of thy bread. , Or, of it.
8 Isa.49. 14. ier.49.7.
10 Gen.27. 41. ezek. 35 5. amos 1. 11.
11 Or, caried away his substance.
12 Or, doe not behold, &c. , Heb. magnified thy mouth.
13 Or, forces.
14 Or, shut vp
15 Ezek. 35. 15.
16 Or, sup vp.
17 Or, they that escape. , Or, it shall be holy.
20 Or, shall possesse that which is in Sepharad.
21 1.Tim.4. 16. iames 5 20. , Luke 1.33
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania
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