Obadiah 1-3 Contemporary English Version (CEV)
Edom’s Pride and Punishment
1 The Lord God gave Obadiah
a message about Edom,
and this is what we heard:
“I, the Lord, have sent
with orders for the nations
to attack Edom.”
2 The Lord said to Edom:
I will make you the weakest
and most despised nation.
3 You live in a mountain fortress,
because your pride
makes you feel safe from attack,
but you are mistaken.
Obadiah 1-3 New International Version (NIV)
1 The vision of Obadiah.
This is what the Sovereign Lord says about Edom—
We have heard a message from the Lord:
An envoy was sent to the nations to say,
“Rise, let us go against her for battle”—
2 “See, I will make you small among the nations;
you will be utterly despised.
3 The pride of your heart has deceived you,
you who live in the clefts of the rocks
and make your home on the heights,
you who say to yourself,
‘Who can bring me down to the ground?’