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 .