Obadiah (Oh´buh-di´uh; Heb., “worshiper” or “servant of Yah[weh]”)

A common name used of at least eleven biblical personages, including the prophet Obadiah and a high royal official allied with the prophets during Ahab’s reign (1Kgs 18:3).

1Kgs 18:3

3Ahab summoned Obadiah, who was in charge of the palace. (Now Obadiah revered the Lord greatly;

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