Obadiah Worksheet

Obadiah Worksheet

The Book of Obadiah is the shortest book in the Old Testament and was written to the people of Judah about the ________.

Obadiah's name means "_______ of Yahweh."

Edom had numerous high _________; many of its people lived "in the clefts of the _____" (v. 3).

The nation became __________ through its control of the major north-south caravan route.

Conflict between Edom and Judah dated back to the time of the __________.

The Edomites were descendants of ____ and the Israelites were descendants of _____.

Edom had invaded and plundered _________ at least four times.

When Jerusalem was invaded by its enemies and was at its lowest, the Edomites stood aloof and ________ over Jerusalem's calamity.

God's message to Edom in verses 12-13 is also a good ________ to us today.

"'You should not ____ down on your brother in the day of his misfortune, nor _______ over the people of Judah in the day of their destruction, nor _____ so much in the day of their trouble. You should not march through the gates of my people in the day of their disaster, nor look down on them in their ________.'"

Obadiah prophesies that Edom will be ransacked and its ______ treasures pillaged, and "people from the Negev will occupy the mountains of ____" (v. 19).

"'As you have ____, it will be done to you; your deeds will return upon your own ____'" (v. 15).

"'There will be no _________ from the house of Esau.' The Lord has spoken" (v. 18).

After the Romans destroyed Jerusalem, Edom ___________ from history.

Memory Verse: "The Lord is known by his justice; the wicked are ensnared by the work of their hands" (Psalm 9:16).


Go to the Word

Match each Scripture reference below with the correct verse, and then fill in the missing words.

Obadiah 3 Obadiah 10 Obadiah 21 Obadiah 8

Obadiah 7 Obadiah 20 Obadiah 14 Obadiah 4

"'The _____ of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts Obadiah ______

of the rocks and make your home on the heights.'"

"'All your ______ will force you to the border; your _______ will deceive Obadiah ______

and overpower you; those who eat your bread will set a ____ for you, but

you will not ______ it.'"

"'Though you soar like the _____ and make your nest among the stars, Obadiah ______

from there I will bring you ____,' declares the Lord."

"This company of _________ exiles who are in Canaan will possess the Obadiah ______

land as far as Zarephath."

"Deliverers will go up on Mount ____ to govern the mountains of Esau. Obadiah ______

And the kingdom will be the Lord's."

"'You should not ____ at the crossroads to cut down their fugitives, nor Obadiah ______

hand over their survivors in the day of their _______.'"

"'In that day,' declares the Lord, 'will I not destroy the ____ men of Obadiah ______

Edom , men of understanding in the mountains of ____?'"

"'Because of the violence against your brother _____, you will be covered Obadiah ______

with _____; you will be destroyed forever.'"

Warren Simmons