Definition of Book of Obadiah
1. Noun. An Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible.
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets
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Literary usage of Book of Obadiah
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1. The Book of the Twelve Prophets Commonly Called the Minor by George Adam Smith (1898)
"CHAPTER XIII THE Book of Obadiah THE Book of Obadiah is the smallest among the prophets, ... Book of Obadiah."
2. An Introduction to the Old Testament by Charles Henry Hamilton Wright (1890)
"The Book of Obadiah is directed against Edom. There is much uncertainty as to the time in which it was written, and as to the events to which it refers. ..."
3. A Dictionary of the Bible, Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography edited by William Smith (1898)
"Those unversed in their literature may wonder where the Christians arc found in the Book of Obadiah. But it is a fixed principle of rabbinical ..."
4. Historic Notes on the Books of the Old and New Testaments by Samuel Sharpe (1858)
"ON THE Book of Obadiah. THE f prophet threatens that the nations shall arise against Edom. Though she dwells in the clefts of the rock, and her habitation ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"and others; that Jeremiah and our book of Obadiah alike quote from an older ... 535), That the book of Obadiah, short аз it is, is a complex document might ..."