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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.]
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nDouay spelling: Abdias
1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles, chiefly directed against Edom
O•ba•di•ah(ˌoʊ bəˈdaɪ ə)
1. a Minor Prophet.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
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|Noun||1.||Obadiah - a Hebrew minor prophet|
|2.||Obadiah - 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