Obadiah 1:2

Behold, I have made you small among the nations: you are greatly despised.
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Ephrem The Syrian

AD 373
Obadiah shows here that the Edomites must be subjected to captivity because of their pride and the enmity they held against their brothers. In a different sense he says that the devil is made least, as the words that follow are extremely suitable to him as well. .

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Contemptible. The nations of Chaldea, were far more potent. Yet Edom must be brought still lower.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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