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one of the books of the "Minor prophets" (also known as the Book of the Twelve, or XII), and the shorted book in the Hebrew Bible.

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Is Obadiah 1:18 Saying That Every Last Edomite WIll be Killed?

And the house of Jacob shall be a fire, and the house of Joseph a flame, and the house of Esau for stubble, and they shall kindle in them, and devour them; and there shall not be any remaining of the ...
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Have the prophecies about Edom been fulfilled?

There are many prophecies in the OT regarding the Edomites (The decendants of Esau). Isaiah 34:5-6 My sword has drunk its fill in the heavens; see, it descends in judgment on Edom, the people I have ...
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Is the answer to Obadiah 5 "yes" or "no"?

Rhetorical questions in Obadiah 5 (LEB): “If thieves came to you, if plunderers of the night—How you have been destroyed!—would they not steal ⌊what they wanted⌋? If grape gatherers came to you, ...
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Jeremiah 49:14-16 and Obadiah vv. 1-4 -- who came first?

Among the oracles against Edom in the Hebrew Bible, there is one that is shared between Jeremiah and Obadiah: Jeremiah 49:14-16 and Obadiah vv. 1-4. Although the "table" is a bit wide for this format, ...
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Obadiah v. 7: ‘bread’ or ‘those who eat your bread’?

In Obadiah’s vision of the fall of Edom (v. 7), it is written: All your allies have driven you to your border; those at peace with you have deceived you; they have prevailed against you; those who ...
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"for my thirst they gave me sour wine" and anything else?

He said, "I thirst". (John 19:28 ESV) They gave me poison for food, and for my thirst they gave me sour wine to drink. (Psalm 69:21 ESV) So, now John compares "I thirst" with ...
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