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

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


H5662. Obadyah

or Obadyahu עֹבַדְיָה עֹבַדְיָ֫הוּ,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); 18:4-5, 6, 7, 16, ᵐ5Αβδ(ε)ιου.

2 father of one of the chiefs of Zebulun 1 Chronicles 27:19, ᵐ5Αβδ(ε)ιου (genitive).

3 a Levite overseer in time of Josiah2 Chronicles 34:12, ᵐ5Αβδ(ε)ια, A ᵐ5L Αβδιας. II. עֹבַדְיָה‎:

1 the prophet Obadiah, ᵐ5Οβδ(ε)ιου (genitive), Αβδ(ε)ιου.

2 a descendant of David 1 Chronicles 3:21, ᵐ5Αβδεια, ᵐ5L Οβδιας.

3 chief of tribe of Issachar 1 Chronicles 7:3, ᵐ5Μειβδεια, A Οβδια, ᵐ5L Αβδια.

4 a Benjamite 1 Chronicles 8:38; 9:44, ᵐ5Αβδ(ε)ια.

5 a Levite 1 Chronicles 9:16 ("" עַבְדָּאNehemiah 11:17), ᵐ5Αβδεια A Οβδια, ᵐ5L Αβια.

6 a Gadite chief 1 Chronicles 12:9, ᵐ5Αβδ(ε)ια.

7 a prince in time of Jehoshaphat2 Chronicles 17:7, ᵐ5Αβ(δ)ιαν.

8 priestly companion of Ezra Ezra 8:9; Nehemiah 10:6, ᵐ5Αδεια, Αβ(α)δ(ε)ια, ᵐ5L Αβδιου, Αβιας.

9 a doorkeeper Nehemiah 12:25, אΟβδιας, ᵐ5L Αβδιας.