Bible, King James Version
 The vision of Obadiah. Thus saith the Lord GOD
concerning Edom; We have heard a rumour from the LORD, and an
ambassador is sent among the heathen, Arise ye, and let us rise
up against her in battle.
 Behold, I have made thee small among the heathen: thou
art greatly despised.
 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
 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.
 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
 How are the things of Esau searched out! how are his
hidden things sought up!
 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; they that eat thy bread have
laid a wound under thee: there is none understanding in him.
 Shall I not in that day, saith the LORD, even destroy
the wise men out of Edom, and understanding out of the mount of
 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
 For thy violence against thy brother Jacob shame
shall cover thee, and thou shalt be cut off for ever.
 In the day that thou stoodest on the other side, in
the day that the strangers carried away captive his forces, and
foreigners entered into his gates, and cast lots upon Jerusalem,
even thou wast as one of them.
 But thou shouldest not have looked on the day of thy
brother in the day that he became a stranger; neither shouldest
thou have rejoiced over the children of Judah in the day of their
destruction; neither shouldest thou have spoken proudly in the
day of distress.
 Thou shouldest not have entered into the gate of my
people in the day of their calamity; yea, thou shouldest not have
looked on their affliction in the day of their calamity, nor have
laid hands on their substance in the day of their calamity;
 Neither shouldest thou have stood in the crossway, to
cut off those of his that did escape; neither shouldest thou have
delivered up those of his that did remain in the day of
 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.
 For as ye have drunk upon my holy mountain, so shall
all the heathen drink continually, yea, they shall drink, and
they shall swallow down, and they shall be as though they had not
 But upon mount Zion shall be deliverance, and there
shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their
 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 house of Esau; for the LORD hath spoken it.
 And they of the south shall possess the mount of
Esau; and they of the plain the Philistines: and they shall
possess the fields of Ephraim, and the fields of Samaria: and
Benjamin shall possess Gilead.
 And the captivity of this host of the children of
Israel shall possess that of the Canaanites, even unto Zarephath;
and the captivity of Jerusalem, which is in Sepharad, shall
possess the cities of the south.
 And saviours shall come up on mount Zion to judge the
mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORD's.