Obadiah: Intolerance

  1. The Israelites hear "a rumor from the Lord" telling them to start a war with the Edomites. 1, 8
  2. God tells Israelites to "destroy the wise men out of Edom" and to slaughter "everyone of the mount of Esau." 8-9
  3. God will burn all the heathen to death, "for the LORD hath spoken it." 16-18