Obadiah, o-vad-YAH, עֹבַדְיָה
Obadiah (Wikipedia)
This article is about the prophet to whom authorship of the Book of Obadiah is attributed. For other uses, see Obadiah (disambiguation).
French manuscript illumination of the prophet Obadiah
God appearing to Obadiah in his dream (France, 13th century).
Died unknown
Venerated in Judaism
Feast November 19 (Catholic oo, Orthodox churches) Tobi 15 (Coptic)
Attributes Prophet
Major works Book of Obadiah

Obadiah (pronounced /ˌbəˈd.ə/, Hebrew: עובדיה‎‎ ʿOvadyah or עבדיהו ʿOvadyahu, or in Modern Hebrew Ovadyah; "slave of god") is a Biblical theophorical name, meaning "servant of God" or "worshipper of Yah." The form of Obadiah's name used in the Septuagint is Obdios; in Latin it is Abdias. The Bishops' Bible has it as Abdi.

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