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Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Obadiah?
The definition and outline of Obadiah is as follows: According to
the Old Testament he was a minor prophet, a servant of
Ahab, and a
descendant of Eliphaz, the friend of Job. His prophesy was against
Biography, Facts and
Information about Obadiah
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provides a concise biography with facts and information about Obadiah:
An Israelite who was chief in the household of King Ahab (1 Kings
18:3). Amid great spiritual degeneracy he maintained his fidelity to
God, and interposed to protect The Lord's prophets, an hundred of
whom he hid at great personal risk in a cave (4,13). Ahab seems to
have held Obadiah in great honour, although he had no sympathy with
his piety (5,6,7). The last notice of him is his bringing back
tidings to Ahab that Elijah, whom he had so long sought for, was at
hand (9-16). "Go," said Elijah to him, when he met him in the way,
"go tell thy lord, Behold, Elijah is here."
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Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
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