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1 Kings 18:3

3 and Ahab had summoned Obadiah, his palace administrator. (Obadiah was a devout believer in the LORD.

Read 1 Kings 18:3 Using Other Translations

And Ahab called Obadiah, which was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the LORD greatly:
And Ahab called Obadiah, who was over the household. (Now Obadiah feared the LORD greatly,
So Ahab summoned Obadiah, who was in charge of the palace. (Obadiah was a devoted follower of the LORD .

What does 1 Kings 18:3 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 18:3

And Ahab called Obadiah, which was the governor of his house,
&c.] Perhaps his steward: the Jews F13 take him to be Obadiah the prophet, who wrote the small prophecy that goes by his name:

(now Obadiah feared the Lord greatly:)
who, though he did not go up to Jerusalem to worship, which ceremonial service was dispensed with in him, yet he did not worship the calves, nor Baal, but served the Lord in a spiritual manner.


FOOTNOTES:

F13 T. Bab. Sanhedrin, fol. 39. 2.
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