- a masculine name
- Bible a Hebrew prophet
- the book of his prophecies: abbrev. Ob or Obad
Origin of Obadiahultimately ; from Classical Hebrew (language) '?bhadhy?h, literally , servant of the Lord
A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century BC.
Origin of ObadiahHebrew ‘&omacron;badyah, servant of Yahweh : ‘ebed, ‘&omacron;bad, servant; see &ayin;bd in Semitic roots + yah, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.
See Table at Bible.
Origin of ObadiahAfter Obadiah.