Obadiah 1:2
New International Version
"See, I will make you small among the nations; you will be utterly despised.

New Living Translation
The LORD says to Edom, “I will cut you down to size among the nations; you will be greatly despised.

English Standard Version
Behold, I will make you small among the nations; you shall be utterly despised.

Berean Study Bible
“Behold, I will make you small among the nations; you will be deeply despised.

New American Standard Bible
"Behold, I will make you small among the nations; You are greatly despised.

New King James Version
“Behold, I will make you small among the nations; You shall be greatly despised.

King James Bible
Behold, I have made thee small among the heathen: thou art greatly despised.

Christian Standard Bible
Look, I will make you insignificant among the nations; you will be deeply despised.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD said to Edom: I will make you the weakest and most despised nation.

Good News Translation
The LORD says to Edom, "I will make you weak; everyone will despise you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Look, I will make you insignificant among the nations; you will be deeply despised.

International Standard Version
"Look! I will make you insignificant among the nations; you will be utterly despised.

NET Bible
The LORD says, "Look! I will make you a weak nation; you will be greatly despised!

New Heart English Bible
Look, I have made you small among the nations. You are greatly despised.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Edom, I will make you the smallest of nations. Others will despise you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Behold, I make thee small among the nations; Thou art greatly despised.

New American Standard 1977
“Behold, I will make you small among the nations; You are greatly despised.

King James 2000 Bible
Behold, I have made you small among the nations: you are greatly despised.

American King James Version
Behold, I have made you small among the heathen: you are greatly despised.

American Standard Version
Behold, I have made thee small among the nations: thou art greatly despised.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Arise ye, and let us rise up against her to war.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible.

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, I have made thee small among the nations; thou art greatly despised.

English Revised Version
Behold, I have made thee small among the nations: thou art greatly despised.

Webster's Bible Translation
Behold, I have made thee small among the heathen: thou art greatly despised.

World English Bible
Behold, I have made you small among the nations. You are greatly despised.

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, little I have made thee among nations, Despised art thou exceedingly.
Study Bible
The Destruction of Edom
1This is the vision of Obadiah: This is what the Lord GOD says about Edom—We have heard a message from the LORD; an envoy has been sent among the nations to say, “Rise up, and let us go to battle against her!”— 2“Behold, I will make you small among the nations; you will be deeply despised. 3The pride of your heart has deceived you, O dwellers in the clefts of the rocks whose habitation is the heights, who say in your heart, ‘Who can bring me down to the ground?’…
Cross References
Numbers 24:18
Edom will become a possession, Seir will be owned by his enemies, but Israel will perform with valor.

Isaiah 23:9
The LORD of Hosts planned it, to defile all its glorious beauty, to disgrace all the renowned of the earth.

Treasury of Scripture

Behold, I have made you small among the heathen: you are greatly despised.

Numbers 24:18
And Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies; and Israel shall do valiantly.

1 Samuel 2:7,8
The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, and lifteth up…

Job 34:25-29
Therefore he knoweth their works, and he overturneth them in the night, so that they are destroyed…









Lexicon
“Behold,
הִנֵּ֥ה (hin·nêh)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

I will make you
נְתַתִּ֖יךָ (nə·ṯat·tî·ḵā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

small
קָטֹ֛ן (qā·ṭōn)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6996: Small, young, unimportant

among the nations;
בַּגּוֹיִ֑ם (bag·gō·w·yim)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

you
אַתָּ֖ה (’at·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

will be deeply
מְאֹֽד׃ (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

despised.
בָּז֥וּי (bā·zui)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 959: To disesteem
Verse 2. - Behold, I have made thee small. Here is the effect of the summons. So in Jeremiah 49:15, "For, lo, I will make thee small." Jehovah is the Speaker, and he regards the future as past. What he determines is as good as accomplished. At this time the Edomites were a powerful nation, and possessed an almost impregnable seat at Petra. Small; in numbers, territory, honour.
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