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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Obadiah mean? 

OBADIAH (noun)
  The noun OBADIAH has 2 senses:

1. a Hebrew minor prophet
2. an Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible

  Familiarity information: OBADIAH used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

OBADIAH (noun)

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A Hebrew minor prophet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


Abdias; Obadiah

Instance hypernyms:

prophet (someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God)

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An Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


Book of Obadiah; Abdias; Obadiah

Instance hypernyms:

book (a major division of a long written composition)

Holonyms ("Obadiah" is a part of...):

Old Testament (the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible)

Nebiim; Prophets (the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures)

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