Definition of Abdias

1. Noun. A Hebrew minor prophet.

Exact synonyms: Obadiah
Generic synonyms: Prophet



2. Noun. An Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible.
Exact synonyms: Book Of Obadiah, Obadiah
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets

Definition of Abdias

1. Proper noun. (biblical character) Obadiah ( the prophet) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abdias

Abbott
Abbott's artery
Abbott's method
Abbott's stain
Abbott's tube
Abbott Lawrence Lowell
Abbottabad
Abby
Abdallah
Abdals
Abdera
Abderhalden reaction
Abderian
Abderite
Abderites
Abdias
Abdinasir
Abdon
Abdul
Abdulaziz
Abdullah
Abdullatif
Abdulmalik
Abdunnasir
Abe
Abecedarian
Abecedarians
Abednego
Abegg's rule
Abel

Literary usage of Abdias

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"abdias, ab'dî-as: Legendary first bishop of ... and pretending to be the Latin translation of the Greek translation of the Hebrew work of abdias. ..."

2. The Biographical Dictionary of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful (1842)
"The work thus discovered does not profess to be the original work of abdias ; but has this inscription in Latin subjoined in the ..."

3. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1850)
"... in the confines of Samaria, making his grave between the bodies of Elizeus and abdias, the prophets. And about this time was the passover of the Jews. ..."

4. The Literary Diary of Ezra Stiles: Ed. Under the Authority of the by Ezra Stiles (1901)
"... Notes—also abdias Lives XII apostles. 3o. Disput". April 1. Disput". ... abdias ..."

5. The Natural & Moral History of the Indies by José de Acosta (1880)
"Of the Prophecie of abdias, which some doe interpret to be the Indies. Many say and affirme that in the holy Scripture it was foretold long before that this ..."

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