Obadiah vs 5-9
That their wealth should be plundered (v. 5–7). 3. That their wisdom should be infatuated (v. 8, 9
Obadiah condemns Edom for watching while Jerusalem was looted by foreigners—the Chaldeans from Babylon. He recalls vividly Edom’s shameful behaviour towards ‘your brother Jacob’. Worse still, the Edomites joined in the looting, ambushed the refugees and handed over survivors to the enemy.