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Obadiah (book of the Bible)

Obadiah, short prophetic book of the Bible. The prophet is otherwise unknown. The oracle which comprises this book dates from after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians in 586 BC The prophecy calls down doom on Edom, who had gloated over the misfortune of Israel, and announces that the exiles of Israel and Judah will be re-gathered and will dominate Palestine, including Edom. Verses 1–9 are closely paralleled in the Book of Jeremiah, and verse 17 is apparently quoted in the Book of Joel.

See H. W. Wolff, Obadiah and Jonah (1986); J. Limburg, Hosea–Micah (1988).

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Obadiah (persons in the Bible)

Obadiah (ō´bədī´ə), in the Bible. 1 Prophet, author of the book of Obadiah. 2 Ahab's major-domo. 3 Descendant of David. 4 One of David's mighty men. 5 Prince under Jehoshaphat. 6 Repairer of the Temple. 7 Father of Ishmaiah. 8 Same as Abda2.

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Obadiah, Book of

Obadiah, Book of. Minor Prophet of the Hebrew scriptures and Christian Old Testament, the shortest book therein. The rabbis identified Obadiah with King Ahab's servant (1 Kings 18. 3–4), but this is unlikely.

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Obadiah

Obadiah (in the Bible) a Hebrew minor prophet; the shortest book of the Bible, bearing his name.

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