Questions about the Book of Obadiah

Obadiah is the thirtieth-first book of the Old Testament. Obadiah lived in Jerusalem after Judah’s deportation to Babylon. Obadiah was God’s messenger announcing the doom of the Edomites, the descendants of Esau, who had gloried over Judah’s downfall. Obadiah is completely unknown apart from the meaning of his name (Servant or worshiper of the Lord).The book of Obadiah can be divided into three parts: 1) The pronouncement of doom upon Edom, 2) The cause of this doom, 3) Edom in the day of the Lord. The author of this book is Obadiah. Listed below are questions on the book of Obadiah. These questions can be used for Sunday school or bible study to help all young converts study the scriptures and may God bless you always.

Obadiah Chapter 1

1) What message did the Lord give Obadiah in verse one of this book? (Obadiah 1:1)

2) What would happen to Edom’s pride, according to verses two through four? (Obadiah 1:2-4)

3) How would Edom’s wealth be destroyed in verses five through seven of this book? (Obadiah 1:5-7)

4) What would become of Edom’s people in verses eight and nine of this book? (Obadiah 1:8-9)

5) What bad attitudes did Edom have in verses ten through twelve of this book? (Obadiah 1:10-12)

6) Why did God condemn Edom, according to verses ten through fourteen? (Obadiah 1:10-14)

7) How had Edom shown aggressiveness in verses thirteen and fourteen? (Obadiah 1:13-14)

8) How would God judge all rebellious nations in verses fifteen and sixteen? (Obadiah 1:15-16)

9) How would Israel be delivered, according to verses seventeen through twenty-one? (Obadiah 1:17-21)

10) What would be restored to God’s people in verses nineteen and twenty of this book? (Obadiah 1:19-20)

11) What would the Lord establish in verse twenty-one of this book? (Obadiah 1:21)

Note: I pray that these questions have helped your study and understanding of Gods’ word in the Bible. Please feel free to pass them on to other people if they have helped you.

Your, Brother in Christ

Frank Rose