opening of books.
[aw-buh] /ˈɔ bə/ noun 1. a hereditary tribal ruler among various peoples in the Benin region of western Africa. /ˈɔːbɑː; -bə/ noun 1. (in W Africa) a Yoruba chief or ruler
1. . abbreviation 1. Obadiah
[oh-buh-dahy-uh] /ˌoʊ bəˈdaɪ ə/ noun 1. a Minor Prophet. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Obad. /ˌəʊbəˈdaɪə/ noun (Old Testament) 1. a Hebrew prophet 2. the book containing his oracles, chiefly directed against Edom masc. proper name, fourth of the Twelve Prophets of the Old Testament, from Hebrew Obhadyah, literally “servant […]
stripped, the eight son of Joktan (Gen. 10:28); called also Ebal (1 Chr. 1:22).