Definition of Book of Obadiah

1. Noun. An Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible.

Exact synonyms: Abdias, Obadiah
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets

Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Of Obadiah

Book of Jeremiah
Book of Job
Book of Joel
Book of Jonah
Book of Joshua
Book of Judges
Book of Judith
Book of Lamentations
Book of Leviticus
Book of Malachi
Book of Micah
Book of Mormon
Book of Nahum
Book of Nehemiah
Book of Numbers
Book of Obadiah (current term)
Book of Proverbs
Book of Psalms
Book of Revelation
Book of Ruth
Book of Susanna
Book of Tobit
Book of Zachariah
Book of Zephaniah
Book of the Dead
Book of the Prophet Daniel
Book syndrome
Booker T. Washington
Booker Taliaferro Washington
Books of Moses

Literary usage of Book of Obadiah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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