One of the twelve minor prophets, he composed a vengeful oracle against Edom, a long-standing enemy of Israel, sometime during the fifth century BCE.
(oh-VAHD-yah) n. Obadiah; Shortest of the prophetic books in the Neviim of the Tanakh. Ovadyah means “servant of Adonai.
a Hebrew minor prophet
an Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible
One of the Twelve Prophets; a sixth century Judean prophet who condemned Edom for its cruel treatment of conquered Judah. See Chapter 13.