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Obed

Meaning: serving; worshipping

This was the name of 4 Biblical men.

  1. Obed, a son of Boaz and Ruth (Ruth 4:21-22), and the grandfather of David (Matt. 1:5).

    He was the father of Jesse (1 Chronicles 2:11).

  2. Obed, a son of Ephlal (1 Chr. 2:34-38)

  3. Obed, a son of Shemaiah (1 Chr. 26:7)

    His brothers were Othni, Rephael, Elzabad, Elihu and Semachiah.

  4. Obed, father of Azariah 2 Chr. 23:1

    He was a captain of hundreds who made a covenant with King Jehoiada in the Kingdom of Judah.

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