abdias, Marcellinus and Hegisippus have each related this story, with a little difference in the details.
abdias, Marcellus, and Hegesippus have all three written this story.
abdias therefore went to meet Achab, and told him: and Achab came to meet Elias.
He to whom we owe the most circumstantial gospel that we possess deserved a better historian than abdias.
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."