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GenderMasculine
Scriptsעֹבַדְיָה Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.o-bə-DIE-ə English
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Meaning & History

Means "serving YAHWEH" in Hebrew, derived from עָבַד ('avad) meaning "to serve" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the twelve minor prophets, the author of the Book of Obadiah, which predicts the downfall of the nation of Edom.
Other Languages & CulturesAbdiou Biblical Greek 'Ovadyah Biblical Hebrew Abdias Biblical Latin Ovadia Hebrew

Categories

biblical, books of the Bible, Marvel characters, minor prophets of the Old Testament
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute