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  #5662 עֹבַדְיָה `Obadyah {o-bad-yaw'}
     or עֹבַדְיָהוּ `Obadyahuw {o-bad-yaw'-hoo}

 act part of H5647 and H3050; TWOT - n/a; n pr m

—Hebrew Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 Obadiah = "servant of Jehovah"
 1) the 4th of the 12 minor prophets; nothing personal is known of him
    but it is probable that he was contemporary with Jeremiah, Ezekiel,
    and Daniel
    1a) the prophetic book by him; prophesies against Edom
 2) father of Ishmaiah, one of the chiefs of Zebulun in the time of David
 3) a Merarite Levite overseer of the work of restoring the temple in
    the time of king Josiah of Judah
 4) chief of the household of king Ahab of Israel; an devout worshipper
    of Jehovah who at risk to his own life hid over 100 prophets during
    the persecution of Jezebel
 5) a descendant of David
 6) a chief of the tribe of Issachar
 7) a Benjamite, one of the 6 sons of Azel and a descendant of king Saul
 8) a Levite, son of Shemaiah and a descendant of Jeduthun
 9) a Gadite chief, the 2nd of the lion-faced Gadites who joined David
    at Ziklag
 10) a prince of Judah in the time of king Jehoshaphat of Judah
 11) a priest, son of Jehiel of the sons of Joab who returned from
     exile with Ezra
 12) a gatekeeper in the time of Nehemiah
 13) one of the men who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah
     13a) perhaps the same as 12

—Brown-Driver-Briggs (Old Testament Hebrew-English Lexicon)

Active participle of H5647 and H3050; serving Jah; Obadjah, the name of thirteen Israelites:—Obadiah.

—Strong's (Hebrew & Chaldee Dictionary of the Old Testament)

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - Obadiah 20; 20
1 Kings 18:3, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 16. 1 Chronicles 3:21; 7:3; 8:38; 9:16, 44; 12:9; 27:19. 2 Chronicles 17:7; 34:12. Ezra 8:9. Nehemiah 10:5; 12:25. Obadiah 1:1.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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