The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 05662 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hydb[act part of (05647) and (03050)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
o-bad-yaw' Proper Name Masculine
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
King James Word Usage - Total: 20
Obadiah 20
KJV Verse Count
1 Kings6
1 Chronicles7
2 Chronicles2

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for `Obadyah". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .

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