God appearing to Obadiah in his dream (France, 13th century).
|Feast||November 19 (Catholic, Lutheran, and Eastern Orthodox churches)|
Tobi 15 (Coptic)
|Major works||Book of Obadiah|
עובדיה ʿOvadyah or
עבדיהו ʿOvadyahu, 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.