5662. Obadyah or Obadyahu
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Obadyah or Obadyahu: "servant of Yah," the name of a number of Isr.
Original Word: עֹבַדְיָה
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Obadyah or Obadyahu
Phonetic Spelling: (o-bad-yaw')
Short Definition: Obadiah

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
active participle of abad and Yah
"servant of Yah," the name of a number of Isr.
NASB Translation
Obadiah (20).

עֹבַדְיָ֫הוּ, עֹבַדְיָה proper name, masculine (servant of Yah, compare GrayProp. N. 295, No. 90; also Phoenician עבדבעל, Palmyrene עבדבל, Old Aramaic עבדההד Lzb333, Old Hebrew עבדיהו Id.334); — I. עֹבַדְיָ֫הוּ:

1 chief of Ahab's household 1 Kings 18:3 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 18:4,5,6,7,16, ᵐ5 Αβδ(ε)ιου.

2 father of one of the chiefs of Zebulun 1 Chronicles 27:19, ᵐ5 Αβδ(ε)ιου (genitive).

3 a Levite overseer in time of Josiah2Chronicles 34:12, ᵐ5 Αβδ(ε)ια, A ᵐ5L Αβδιας. II. עֹבַדְיָה:

1 the prophet Obadiah, ᵐ5 Οβδ(ε)ιου (genitive), Αβδ(ε)ιου.

2 a descendant of David 1 Chronicles 3:21, ᵐ5 Αβδεια, ᵐ5L Οβδιας.

3 chief of tribe of Issachar 1 Chronicles 7:3, ᵐ5 Μειβδεια, A Οβδια, ᵐ5L Αβδια.

4 a Benjamite 1 Chronicles 8:38; 1 Chronicles 9:44, ᵐ5 Αβδ(ε)ια.

5 a Levite 1 Chronicles 9:16 ("" עַבְדָּא Nehemiah 11:17), ᵐ5 Αβδεια A Οβδια, ᵐ5L Αβια.

6 a Gadite chief 1 Chronicles 12:9, ᵐ5 Αβδ(ε)ια.

7 a prince in time of Jehoshaphat2Chronicles 17:7, ᵐ5 Αβ(δ)ιαν.

8 priestly companion of Ezra Ezra 8:9; Nehemiah 10:6, ᵐ5 Αδεια, Αβ(α)δ(ε)ια, ᵐ5L Αβδιου, Αβιας.

9 a doorkeeper Nehemiah 12:25, א Οβδιας, ᵐ5L Αβδιας.


Or mobadyahuw {o-bad-yaw'-hoo}; active participle of abad and Yahh; serving Jah; Obadjah, the name of thirteen Israelites -- Obadiah.

see HEBREW abad

see HEBREW Yahh

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