Word Summary
Obed Edom: "servant of Edom", an Israelite name
Original Word: עֹבֵד אֱדוֹם
Transliteration: Obed Edom
Phonetic Spelling: (o-bade' ed-ome')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: "servant of Edom", an Israelite name
Meaning: Obed-edom -- "servant of Edom", an Israelite name
Strong's Concordance
Obed-Edom, the name of five Israelites

From the active participle of abad and 'Edom; worker of Edom; Obed-Edom, the name of five Israelites:

see HEBREW abad

see HEBREW 'Edom


H5654. Obed

Edom עֹבֵדאֱדֹם‎, and (2 Chronicles 25:24) אֱדוֺם׳ע

proper name, masculine (servant of (god) Edom, compare אדם עבד‎ CISNo. 295; DrSm 206, 298 and references, RSSem i. 43; 2nd ed. 42 and references, HPS2 Samuel 6:10; but BaeRel 10 servant of man, אֱדֹם‎ = אָדָם‎, which is thought possible by NöZMG xlii (1888), 470 BuhlEdomiter 49); —

1 the Gittite who harboured the ark 2 Samuel 6:10-11, (twice in verse); 6:12 (twice in verse) = 1 Chronicles 13:13-14, (twice in verse), 15:25; ᵐ5Αβεδδαρα, ᵐ5L Αβεδδαδαν. 2 (=

1 ?) one of the chief Levitical singers and doorkeepers 1 Chronicles 15:18, 21, 24; 16:5, 38 (twice in verse); 26:4, 8 (twice in verse); 26:15; ᵐ5Αβαεδωμ, Αβδεδωμ, etc., ᵐ5L Αβεδδομ.

3 the family of the same2 Chronicles 25:24 (not in "" 2 Kings 14:14).