Definitions for obadiahˌoʊ bəˈdaɪ ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
O•ba•di•ahˌoʊ bəˈdaɪ ə(n.)
a Minor Prophet.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
a Hebrew minor prophet
Obadiah, Abdias, Book of Obadiah(noun)
an Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible
A book of the Old Testament of the Bible, and of the Tanakh.
A minor prophet.
of biblical origin.
Origin: From עובדיה "servant of Yahweh"; comparable to Arabic (ʕabd-állah) "servant of Allah".
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a Hebrew prophet who appears to have lived about 588 B.C., shortly after the destruction of Jerusalem, at which the Edomites had assisted, and whose prophecy was written to assure the exiles in Babylon that the judgment of God had gone forth against Edom, and that with the execution of it Israel would be restored.