Minor Prophets Study

Jonah

Jonah   Ninevah was founded by Nimrod (Gen. 10:11).  While Jerusalem was a city of 17 acres, Ninevah was 1700 acres.  It was the capital of Assyria.    1.  What does the name Jonah mean?   2.  Read Jonah 1:1,2.  What did God want to Jonah to do?  Why?  What Read more…

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Joel

Joel   Joel  speaks of the same judgments that Amos does:  it is probable they appeared about the same time, Amos in Israel, and   Joel in Judah.  Now Amos prophesied in the days of Jeroboam   the second. (Am 7:10.)   In this prophecy,     1. The desolation made by armies of insects Read more…

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Obadiah

Obadiah   The word “Obadiah” means the servant, the Worshipper of Jehovah.   Some think the time setting for Obadiah’s vision was around 840 B.C.  The Edomites were destroyed about two years after Nebuchadnezzar destroyed Jerusalem.  The Babylonians invaded Jerusalem in 606 B.C. for the first time, and then leveled Read more…

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Overview

Date (B.C.) Prophet Meaning of Prophet’s Name Theme of Book Gave Prophecies To/ABout Major sins Addressed Kings of Judah Kings of Israel 840-830 Obadiah Worshipper of YHVH Day of the Lord; Destruction of Edom; Israel’s restoration Against Edom Edom had continual violence toward Jacob.   Jehoram Joram 830-750 Joel YHVH is Read more…