Meaning:Servant of God
Ovadiah is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin. While it can also be spelled as Obadiah and Abdias, it means “servant of God.” According to the Talmud, a central text of Rabbinic Judaism, Obadiah is the name of a prophet. The story goes that he received the gift of prophecy in return for protecting a hundred other prophets from the persecution of Jezebel. Choosing this name for your little one can surely inspire them to emulate their namesake and be a friend in need, and to always act in faith.
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