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Obadiah

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noun Oba·di·ah \ˌō-bə-ˈdī-ə\

Definition of Obadiah

  1. 1 :  a Hebrew prophet

  2. 2 :  a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table



Origin of obadiah

Hebrew ʽŌbhadhyāh


First Known Use: 1587


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