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Obadiah 1:14

    Obadiah 1:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Neither shouldest thou have stood in the crossway, to cut off those of his that did escape; neither shouldest thou have delivered up those of his that did remain in the day of distress.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Neither should you have stood in the crossway, to cut off those of his that did escape; neither should you have delivered up those of his that did remain in the day of distress.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And stand thou not in the crossway, to cut off those of his that escape; and deliver not up those of his that remain in the day of distress.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And do not take your place at the cross-roads, cutting off those of his people who get away; and do not give up to their haters those who are still there in the day of trouble.

    Webster's Revision

    And stand thou not in the crossway, to cut off those of his that escape; and deliver not up those of his that remain in the day of distress.

    World English Bible

    Don't stand in the crossroads to cut off those of his who escape. Don't deliver up those of his who remain in the day of distress.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And stand thou not in the crossway, to cut off those of his that escape; and deliver not up those of his that remain in the day of distress.

    Clarke's Commentary on Obadiah 1:14

    Neither shouldest thou have stood in the crossway - They are represented here as having stood in the passes and defiles to prevent the poor Jews from escaping from the Chaldeans. By stopping these passes, they threw the poor fugitives back into the teeth of their enemies. They had gone so far in this systematic cruelty as to deliver up the few that had taken refuge among them.

    Wesley's Notes on Obadiah 1:14

    1:14 The breaches - Of the walls, by which when the city was taken, some might have made their escape. Delivered - To the Chaldeans. Remain - Survived the taking of the city.