Definitions

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  • proper noun biblical One of several minor characters in the Old Testament.
  • proper noun A male given name of biblical origin.

Etymologies

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Hebrew gift of God

Examples

  • And, behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, for all the king's matters: also the Levites shall be officers before you.

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  • And, behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, for all the king's matters: also the Levites shall be officers before you.

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  • I am very fond of Zebadiah and I know he is equally fond of me.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

  • Zebadiah came running in, checked himself at our sides.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

  • Zebadiah motioned me to remain on tour and went to check.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

  • It would be easy enough to put you on a desk job here-your friend Zebadiah has been working sixteen hours a day trying to straighten out our filing system.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

  • I did not have time for politics, but I hid out from work and caught most of one afternoon session because Zebadiah had tipped me off that significant fireworks were coming up.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

  • I mentioned this to Zebadiah and got laughed at for being na've.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

  • For three days running Zebadiah and I reported during the afternoon recreation period for instruction, each time being taken by a different route and with different precautions.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

  • At breakfast the next morning I got Zebadiah aside, showed him the memorandum, and asked him about it.

    The Past Through Tomorrow

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