Commentaries on Obadiah

On this page you will find Bible commentaries on the Old Testament book of Obadiah. The commentaries listed first are those that have received the best reviews. You will also find options for commentaries on Obadiah that help pastors, teachers, and readers with application of the text, commentaries that approach the Scripture verse-by-verse, classic Christian commentaries, and much more.

Top Reviewed Commentary on Obadiah



Joel, Obadiah, Malachi (NIVAC) by David W. Baker


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “[Baker] writes clearly as he skillfully exposits the meaning and application of these three Minor Prophets”

Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Obadiah, “specially for preachers and teachers who find it difficult to apply the prophetic books to our own present-day context”

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Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (WBC) by Douglas Stuart


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “one of the best recent commentaries on the Minor Prophets…a must-buy for everyone preaching on these books”

Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on Obadiah, “It is a must-read. Very highly recommended.”

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Obadiah (The Minor Prophets) by Jeff Niehaus (McComiskey, ed.)


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Accolades:

Desiring God: #1 recommended commentary on The Minor Prophets

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “one the most extensive treatments of this short book”

Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on Obadiah, “technical but helpful study”

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Obadiah, Jonah and Micah (TOTC) by David W. Baker


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “highly competent, evangelical approach”

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Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah (NICOT) by Leslie C. Allen


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Tremper Longman: “up-to-date, insightful, and careful”

Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on Obadiah, “a slightly technical work, but it should be accessible to most pastors and laymen”

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Joel and Obadiah (Mentor) by Irvin A. Busenitz


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Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Obadiah, “Busenitz’s commentary on Obadiah in the Mentor series is a very clear and helpful contribution to the field. It is thorough yet accessible.”

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Joel, Obadiah, Malachi (REBC) by C. E. Armerding


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “clear and helpful”

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Obadiah (Anchor) by Paul R. Raabe


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Tremper Longman: 5 out of 5 stars, “an excellent commentary…very thorough”

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Obadiah and Jonah (Continental) by Hans Walter Wolff


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Accolades:

Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, “a very helpful commentary”

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Joel and Obadiah (OTL) by John Barton


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Tremper Longman: 4 out of 5 stars, Barton is “an engaging writer”

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More Commentaries with Application Help for Pastors



Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (TPC) by Lloyd J. Ogilvie


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Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah (Interpretation) by James Limburg


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More Verse-by-Verse Commentaries



Amos, Obadiah, Jonah (NAC) by Billy K. Smith and Frank S. Page


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The Minor Prophets by Charles L. Feinberg


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Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah (HOTC) by Trent C. Butler


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Minor Prophets (CBC) by Richard D. Patterson and Andrew E. Hill


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Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah (AOTC) by Daniel J. Simundson


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Exegetical Commentaries



Obadiah (ZECOT) by Daniel I. Block


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Classic Christian Commentaries for Bible Study



Amos and Obadiah (Thru the Bible) by J. Vernon McGee


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The Minor Prophets by James Montgomery Boice


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Minor Prophets (IEC) by H.A. Ironside


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