Ovadiah

Synonyms:
Obadiah, o-vad-YAH, עֹבַדְיָה
Obadiah (Wikipedia)
Obadiah
French manuscript illumination of the prophet Obadiah
God appearing to Obadiah in his dream (France, 13th century).
Prophet
Diedunknown
Venerated inJudaism
Christianity
Islam
FeastNovember 19 (Catholic, Lutheran, and Eastern Orthodox churches)
Tobi 15 (Coptic)
AttributesProphet
Major worksBook of Obadiah

Obadiah (/ˌbəˈd.ə/; Hebrew:

עובדיהʿOvadyah or

עבדיהוʿOvadyahu, or in Modern Hebrew Ovadyah; "slave of God") is a Biblical theophorical name, meaning "servant of God" or "worshiper of Yahweh". The form of Obadiah's name used in the Septuagint is Obdios; in Latin it is Abdias; in Arabic it is عوبديا Obadah. The Bishops' Bible has it as Abdi.

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