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- The son of Ruth and Boaz, father of Jesse and grandfather of David, grandson of Naomi.
- And the women her neighbours gave it a name, saying, There is a son born to Naomi; and they called his name Obed: he is the father of Jesse, the father of David.
- A male given name of biblical origin.
- A stream draining a part of the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee, USA.