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Chapter  1 

Popular Bible verses from Obadiah

Found 21 Verses

Obadiah 1:2

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"See, I will make you small among the nations; you will be utterly despised." NIV

Behold, I will make you small among the nations [Edom]; you shall be despised exceedingly. [Ezek. 35.] AMP

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


Obadiah 1:3

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The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rocks and make your home on the heights, you who say to yourself, "Who can bring me down to the ground?'" NIV

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you dweller in the refuges of the rock [Petra, Edom's capital], whose habitation is high, who says in his heart, Who can bring me down to the ground? AMP

The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that saith in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground? KJV


Obadiah 1:4

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Though you soar like the eagle and make your nest among the stars, from there I will bring you down," declares the LORD." NIV

Though you mount on high as the eagle and though you set your nest among the stars, I will bring you down from there, says the Lord. AMP

Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith the LORD. KJV


Obadiah 1:5

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"If thieves came to you, if robbers in the night – oh, what a disaster awaits you! – would they not steal only as much as they wanted? If grape pickers came to you, would they not leave a few grapes?" NIV

If thieves came to you, if robbers by night--how you are brought to nothing!--would they not steal only enough for themselves? If grape gatherers came to you, would they not leave some grapes for gleaning? [But this ravaging was done by God, not men.] [Jer. 49:9.] AMP

If thieves came to thee, if robbers by night, (how art thou cut off!) would they not have stolen till they had enough? if the grapegatherers came to thee, would they not leave some grapes? KJV


Obadiah 1:6

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But how Esau will be ransacked, his hidden treasures pillaged! NIV

How are the things of Esau [Edom] searched out! How are his hidden treasures sought out! AMP

How are the things of Esau searched out! how are his hidden things sought up! KJV


Obadiah 1:21

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Deliverers will go up on Mount Zion to govern the mountains of Esau. And the kingdom will be the LORD's. NIV

And deliverers shall go up on Mount Zion to rule and judge Mount Esau, and the kingdom and the kingship shall be the Lord's. [Zech. 12:8, 9; Mal. 1:2-5; Matt. 24:27-30; Luke 1:31-33; Acts 15:14-17.] AMP

And saviours shall come up on mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORD's. KJV


Obadiah 1:9

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Your warriors, Teman, will be terrified, and everyone in Esau's mountains will be cut down in the slaughter. NIV

And your mighty men, O Teman, shall be dismayed, to the end that everyone from Mount Esau will be cut off by slaughter. AMP

And thy mighty men, O Teman, shall be dismayed, to the end that every one of the mount of Esau may be cut off by slaughter. KJV


Obadiah 1:7

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All your allies will force you to the border; your friends will deceive and overpower you; those who eat your bread will set a trap for you, but you will not detect it. NIV

All the men of your confederacy (your allies) have brought you on your way, even to the border; the men who were at peace with you have deceived you and prevailed against you; they who eat your bread have laid a snare under you. There is no understanding [in Edom, or] of it. AMP

All the men of thy confederacy have brought thee even to the border: the men that were at peace with thee have deceived thee, and prevailed against thee; that they eat thy bread have laid a wound under thee: there is none understanding in him. KJV


Obadiah 1:10

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Because of the violence against your brother Jacob, you will be covered with shame; you will be destroyed forever. NIV

For the violence you did against your brother Jacob, shame shall cover you, and you shall be cut off forever. AMP

For thy violence against thy brother Jacob shame shall cover thee, and thou shalt be cut off for ever. KJV


Obadiah 1:15

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"The day of the LORD is near for all nations. As you have done, it will be done to you; your deeds will return upon your own head." NIV

For the day of the Lord is near upon all the nations. As you have done, it shall be done to you; your dealings will return upon your own head. [Isa. 2:10-22; Zeph. 3:8-20; Zech. 12:1-14; Rev. 19:11-21.] AMP

For the day of the LORD is near upon all the heathen: as thou hast done, it shall be done unto thee: thy reward shall return upon thine own head. KJV


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