Obadiah

noun
Oba·​di·​ah | \ ˌō-bə-ˈdī-ə How to pronounce Obadiah (audio) \

Definition of Obadiah

1 : a Hebrew prophet
2 : a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Obadiah

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Obadiah

Hebrew ʽŌbhadhyāh

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“Obadiah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Obadiah. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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