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Obadiah 1:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— How are [the things of] Esau searched! how are his hidden treasures sought out!
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— How are [the things] of Esau searched out! [how] are his hidden things sought up!
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “O how Esau will be ransacked, [And] his hidden treasures searched out!
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— How are [the things] of Esau searched out! [how] are his hidden things sought!
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— How is Esau searched! his hidden things sought out!
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— How have the things of Esau been searched out! his treasures been sought up!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— How hath Esau been searched out! Flowed out have his hidden things,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— How have they searched Esau, how have they sought out his hidden things?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— How are [the things] of Esau searched out? [how] are his hid things sought vp?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— How has Esau been searched out, and [how] have his hidden things been detected?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— How are [the things] of Esaw searched out! [how] are his hidden things sought up!

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
How x349
(0349) Complement
אֵיךְ
'eyk
{ake}
Prolonged from H0335; how? or how!; also where.
are [the things] of `$w עֵשָׂו 6215
{6215} Prime
עֵשָׂו
`Esav
{ay-sawv'}
Apparently a form of the passive participle of H6213 in the original sense of handling; rough (that is, sensibly felt); Esav, a son of Isaac, including his posterity.
searched out! 2664
{2664} Prime
חָפַשׂ
chaphas
{khaw-fas'}
A primitive root; to seek; causatively to conceal oneself (that is, let be sought), or mask.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
[how] are his hidden y4710
[4710] Standard
מַצְפּוּן
mitspun
{mits-poon'}
From H6845; a secret (place or thing, perhaps treasure).
things x4710
(4710) Complement
מַצְפּוּן
mitspun
{mits-poon'}
From H6845; a secret (place or thing, perhaps treasure).
sought up! 1158
{1158} Prime
בָּעָה
ba`ah
{baw-aw'}
A primitive root; to gush over, that is, to swell; (figuratively) to desire earnestly; by implication to ask.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Obadiah 1:6

_ _ How are the things of Esau searched out! — by hostile soldiers seeking booty. Compare with Obadiah 1:5, Obadiah 1:6 here, Jeremiah 49:9, Jeremiah 49:10.

_ _ hidden things — or “places.” Edom abounded in such hiding-places, as caves, clefts in the rock, etc. None of these would be left unexplored by the foe.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Obadiah 1:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Obadiah 1:6

Esau — The father of this people, put for his posterity. Sought up — All that the Edomites had laid up in the most secret places, are seized and brought forth by soldiers.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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are the:

Psalms 139:1 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known [me].
Isaiah 10:13-14 For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done [it], and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant [man]: ... And my hand hath found as a nest the riches of the people: and as one gathereth eggs [that are] left, have I gathered all the earth; and there was none that moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped.
Isaiah 45:3 And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the LORD, which call [thee] by thy name, [am] the God of Israel.
Jeremiah 49:10 But I have made Esau bare, I have uncovered his secret places, and he shall not be able to hide himself: his seed is spoiled, and his brethren, and his neighbours, and he [is] not.
Jeremiah 50:37 A sword [is] upon their horses, and upon their chariots, and upon all the mingled people that [are] in the midst of her; and they shall become as women: a sword [is] upon her treasures; and they shall be robbed.
Matthew 6:19-20 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: ... But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

how are his:

Daniel 2:22 He revealeth the deep and secret things: he knoweth what [is] in the darkness, and the light dwelleth with him.
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Ps 139:1. Is 10:13; 45:3. Jr 49:10; 50:37. Dn 2:22. Mt 6:19.

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