Strong's Number 5662

`Obadyah {o-bad-yaw'} or `Obadyahuw {o-bad-yaw'-hoo}
Word Origin:
act part of 5647 and 3050
Part of Speech:
proper name masculine
Usage in the KJV:
Obadiah 20

Total: 20
Obadiah = "servant of Jehovah"
  1. the 4th of the 12 minor prophets; nothing personal is known of him but it is probable that he was contemporary with Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel
    1. the prophetic book by him; prophesies against Edom
  2. father of Ishmaiah, one of the chiefs of Zebulun in the time of David
  3. a Merarite Levite overseer of the work of restoring the temple in the time of king Josiah of Judah
  4. chief of the household of king Ahab of Israel; an devout worshipper of Jehovah who at risk to his own life hid over 100 prophets during the persecution of Jezebel
  5. a descendant of David
  6. a chief of the tribe of Issachar
  7. a Benjamite, one of the 6 sons of Azel and a descendant of king Saul
  8. a Levite, son of Shemaiah and a descendant of Jeduthun
  9. a Gadite chief, the 2nd of the lion-faced Gadites who joined David at Ziklag
  10. a prince of Judah in the time of king Jehoshaphat of Judah
  11. a priest, son of Jehiel of the sons of Joab who returned from exile with Ezra
  12. a gatekeeper in the time of Nehemiah
  13. one of the men who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah
    1. perhaps the same as 12