Definition of Obadiah

1. Noun. A Hebrew minor prophet.

Exact synonyms: Abdias
Generic synonyms: Prophet



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

Definition of Obadiah

1. Proper noun. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament of the Bible, and of the Tanakh. ¹

2. Proper noun. (biblical character) A minor prophet. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name) of biblical origin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Obadiah

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1. The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the by American Bible Society (1870)
"17 TT And it came to pass after these 7 IF And as obadiah was in the way, ehold, ... 3 And Ahab called obadiah, whicl vas the governor of his house. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by Sir William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"The prophet obadiah. >thing of him except what we can ga- «hort book which bears his name. The ion adopted by St. Jerome (In Abd.), i by Abarbanel and ..."

3. Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors by Walter Hamilton (1887)
"You must pay us «hat you owe before we knd you what you netd, Said the old obadiah " that be d——d. " This tot very elf gant song had a considerable music- ..."

4. The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture by Joseph Parker (1888)
"The word obadiah means " servant of Jehovah/' and it would seem to have been a ... In verses 3 to 16, we have the conversation between Elijah and obadiah. ..."

5. The Book of the Twelve Prophets Commonly Called the Minor by George Adam Smith (1898)
"CHAPTER XIII THE BOOK OF obadiah THE Book of obadiah is the smallest among ... All that it claims to be is The Vision of obadiah ; l and this vague name, ..."

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