Definitions

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  • proper noun biblical Obadiah ( the prophet)

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  • noun a Hebrew minor prophet
  • noun an Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible

Etymologies

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From Latin, from Greek

Examples

  • Arguably chronically emotionally wounded by it all Abdias is both wily and ruthlessly cunning, but equally capable of deep love and quiet, gentle emotion and this is never so evident as when he is left to raise his baby daughter.

    44 entries from December 2007

  • Arguably chronically emotionally wounded by it all Abdias is both wily and ruthlessly cunning, but equally capable of deep love and quiet, gentle emotion and this is never so evident as when he is left to raise his baby daughter.

    Adalbert Stifter

  • Set initially in Africa and later in Europe, Abdias is born into a wealthy trading family living in the desert lands beyond the Atlas Mountains.

    Adalbert Stifter

  • Set initially in Africa and later in Europe, Abdias is born into a wealthy trading family living in the desert lands beyond the Atlas Mountains.

    44 entries from December 2007

  • Arguably chronically emotionally wounded by it all Abdias is both wily and ruthlessly cunning, but equally capable of deep love and quiet, gentle emotion and this is never so evident as when he is left to raise his baby daughter.

    Adalbert Stifter

  • Set initially in Africa and later in Europe, Abdias is born into a wealthy trading family living in the desert lands beyond the Atlas Mountains.

    Adalbert Stifter

  • And Achab called Abdias the governor of his house: now Abdias feared the Lord very much.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete The Challoner Revision

  • And Achab called Abdias the governor of his house: now Abdias feared the Lord very much.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 11: 3 Kings The Challoner Revision

  • And Achab called Abdias the governor of his house: now Abdias feared the Lord very much.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • Along these lines, John (aka Johannes) Urzidil, in a 1948 review of Stifter's Abdias that appeared in The Menorah Journal, writes about Stifter's universalism:

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