Obadiah Summary

The canonical Book of Obadiah, a book in the Christian Old Testament, is an oracle concerning the divine judgment of Edom and the restoration of Israel. The book consists of a single chapter that is divided into 21 verses. It is one of the shortest books in the Bible.

In Christianity, its authorship is attributed to a prophet named Obadiah; whose name means “servant or worshipper of Yahweh.” The book of Obadiah is classified as a minor prophet of the Old Testament, due to its short length. To read the prophecy-filled book of Obadiah, use GodVine’s completely free online Bible! Just click on Chapter 1 to read it in its entirety. Thank you!