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

1. a Minor Prophet.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
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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
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[ˌəʊbəˈdaɪə] NAbdías
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