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O·ba·di·ah 1

 (ō′bə-dī′ə) also Ab·di·as (ăb-dī′əs)
A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century bc.

[Hebrew 'ōbadyāh, servant of Yahweh : 'ebed, 'ōbad, servant; see ʕbd in Semitic roots + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.]

O·ba·di·ah 2

See Table at Bible.

[After Obadiah.]


1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles, chiefly directed against Edom
Douay spelling: Abdias


(ˌoʊ bəˈdaɪ ə)

1. a Minor Prophet.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Obadiah - a Hebrew minor prophetObadiah - a Hebrew minor prophet    
2.Obadiah - an Old Testament book telling Obadiah's propheciesObadiah - an Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures


[ˌəʊbəˈdaɪə] NAbdías
References in classic literature ?
The policeman having requested his prisoners for so, truly, they might be called-to descend, conducted them into a room with barred windows, and said: "You will appear before Judge Obadiah at half-past eight.
Immediately after, Judge Obadiah, a fat, round man, followed by the clerk, entered.
He hastened for a policeman; and this was how the party came to be arrested and brought before Judge Obadiah.
Judge Obadiah had unfortunately caught Passepartout's rash exclamation, which the poor fellow would have given the world to recall.
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