From Hebrew עובדיה (“servant of Yahweh”); comparable to Arabic عبد اللّٰه (ʿabd-allah, “servant of Allah”).
- A book of the Old Testament of the Bible, and of the Tanakh.
- A minor prophet.
- 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, Version), Obadiah 1:1:
- The vision of Obadiah. Thus saith the Lord GOD concerning Edom; We have heard a rumour from the LORD, and an ambassador is sent among the heathen, Arise ye, and let us rise up against her in battle.
- A male given name of biblical origin.
book of the Old Testament