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Obadiah

[oh-buh-dahy-uh] /ˌoʊ bəˈdaɪ ə/
noun
1.
a Minor Prophet.
2.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
Abbreviation: Obad.
Also, Douay Bible, Abdias
[ab-dahy-uh s] /æbˈdaɪ əs/ (Show IPA)
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Abdias

/æbˈdaɪəs/
noun
1.
(Bible) the Douay form of Obadiah

Obadiah

/ˌəʊbəˈdaɪə/
noun (Old Testament)
1.
a Hebrew prophet
2.
the book containing his oracles, chiefly directed against Edom
Douay spelling Abdias (æbˈdaɪəs)
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Obadiah

masc. proper name, fourth of the Twelve Prophets of the Old Testament, from Hebrew Obhadyah, literally "servant of the Lord," from abhadh "he served, worshipped," related to Arabic 'abada "he served," 'abd "slave, worshipper."

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