Obed
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Obed

a servant; workman

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Obed

(serving).

  1. Son of Boaz and Ruth the Moabitess and father of Jesse. (Ruth 4:17) (B.C. 1360.) The circumstances of his birth which make up all that we know about him are given with much beauty in the book of Ruth. The name of Obed occurs only (Ruth 4:17) and in the four genealogies, (Ruth 4:21,22; 1 Chronicles 2:12; Matthew 1:5; Luke 3:32)
  2. A descendant of Jarha, the Egyptian slave of Sheshan, in the line of Jerahmeel. (1 Chronicles 2:37,38) (B.C. after 1014.)
  3. One of David's mighty men. (1 Chronicles 11:47) (B.C. 1046.)
  4. One of the gate-keepers of the temple; son of Shemaiah the first-born of Obed-edom. (1 Chronicles 26:7) (B.C. 1017.)
  5. Father of Azariah, one of the captains of hundreds who joined with Jehoiada in the revolution by which Athaliah fell. (2 Chronicles 23:1) (B.C. before 876.)
ATS Bible Dictionary
Obed

Son of Boaz and Ruth, and grandfather of David, Ruth 4:17. See also the genealogies of Christ, Matthew 1:5 Luke 3:32.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Serving; worshipping.

(1.) A son of Boaz and Ruth (Ruth 4:21, 22), and the grandfather of David (Matthew 1:5).

(2.) 1 Chronicles 2:34-38.

(3.) 1 Chronicles 26:7.

(4.) 2 Chronicles 23:1.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
OBED

(1) Son of Boaz and Ruth and grandfather of David (Ruth 4:17, 21, 22 1 Chronicles 2:12 Matthew 1:5 Luke 3:32).

(2) Son of Ephlal and descendant of Sheshan, the Jerahmeelite, through his daughter who was married to Jarha, an Egyptian servant of her father's (1 Chronicles 2:37, 38).

(3) One of David's mighty men (1 Chronicles 11:47).

(4) A Korahite doorkeeper, son of Shemaiah, and grandson of Obed-edom (1 Chronicles 26:7).

(5) Father of Azariah, one of the centurions who took part with Jehoiada in deposing Queen Athaliah and crowning Joash (2 Chronicles 23:1; compare 2 Kings 11:1-16).

David Francis Roberts

Greek
5601. Obed -- Obed.
... Obed. 5602 . Obed. Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable Transliteration:
Obed Phonetic Spelling: (o-bade') Short Definition: Obed Definition: Obed. ...
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2492b. Iobed -- Obed, the grandfather of King David
... 2492a, 2492b. Iobed. 2493 . Obed, the grandfather of King David.
Transliteration: Iobed Short Definition: Obed. Word Origin of Hebrew ...
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2421. Iessai -- Jesse, the father of King David
... Noun, Indeclinable Transliteration: Iessai Phonetic Spelling: (es-es-sah'-ee) Short
Definition: Jesse Definition: (Hebrew), Jesse, son of Obed, and father of ...
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4503. Rhouth -- Ruth, a Moabitess and an ancestor of Christ
... Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable Transliteration: Rhouth Phonetic Spelling: (hrooth)
Short Definition: Ruth Definition: Ruth, wife of Boaz and mother of Obed. ...
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1003. Boos -- Boaz, an Israelite
... Indeclinable Transliteration: Boos Phonetic Spelling: (bo-oz') Short Definition:
Boaz Definition: Boaz, son of Salmon and Rahab, husband of Ruth, father of Obed ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5744. Obed -- "worshiper," the name of several Israelites
... Obed. 5745 . "worshiper," the name of several Israelites. Transliteration: Obed
Phonetic Spelling: (o-bade') Short Definition: Obed. ... NASB Word Usage Obed (10). ...
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5654. Obed Edom -- "servant of Edom," an Israelite name
Obed Edom. 5653, 5654. Obed Edom. 5655 . "servant of Edom," an Israelite
name. Transliteration: Obed Edom Phonetic Spelling: (o ...
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8. obed -- destruction
... 7, 8. obed. 9 . destruction. Transliteration: obed Phonetic Spelling: (o-bade')
Short Definition: destruction. ... see HEBREW 'abad. 7, 8. obed. 9 . ...
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3485. Yissaskar -- perhaps "there is recompense," a son of Jacob ...
... perhaps "there is recompense," a son of Jacob and Leah, also a son of Obed-edom.
Transliteration: Yissaskar Phonetic Spelling: (yis-saw-kawr') Short Definition ...
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Library

The Ark of the House of Obed-Edom
... THE SECOND BOOK OF SAMUEL THE ARK OF THE HOUSE OF OBED-EDOM. 'The ark of
the Lord continued in the house of Obed-edom the Gittite ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the ark of the house.htm

How under Eli's Government of the Israelites Booz Married Ruth ...
... Eli. CHAPTER 9. How Under Eli's Government Of The Israelites Booz Married
Ruth, From Whom Came Obed The Grandfather Of David. 1. Now ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 9 how under elis.htm

Jerusalem Made the Capital City
... the ark of Jehovah come to me?" So David was not willing to remove the ark of Jehovah
to the City of David, but carried it aside to the house of Obed-edom, the ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/jerusalem made the capital city.htm

Death and Life from the Ark
... 10. So David would not remove the ark of the Lord unto him into the city of David:
but David carried it aside into the house of Obed-edom the Gittite.11. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/death and life from the.htm

Matthew's Genealogy of Jesus Christ
... begat Aram; 4. And Aram begat Aminadab; and Aminadab begat Naasson; and Naasson
begat Salmon; 5. And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/matthews genealogy of jesus christ.htm

Genealogy of Jesus According to Matthew.
... begat Nahshon; and Nahshon begat Salmon; 5 and Salmon begat Boaz of Rahab [she had
been a heathen and a harlot of Jericho]; and Boaz begat Obed of Ruth [she ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/iii genealogy of jesus according.htm

Ruth.
... So Ruth became the honored and beloved wife of Boaz, and they had a son
named Obed. Obed grew up and had a son named Jesse; and ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/lathbury/childs story of the bible/chapter xvi ruth.htm

The Story of Ruth, the Gleaner
... And Boaz and Ruth had a son, whom they named Obed; and later Obed had a son named
Jesse; and Jesse was the father of David, the shepherd boy who became king. ...
/.../marshall/the wonder book of bible stories/the story of ruth the.htm

Ruth and Naomi.
... When a little son came to bless the union, Naomi rejoiced, for she felt almost as
though it was her own little son, and she named him Obed and delighted in ...
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The Incarnation and Birth of Christ
... was celebrated; and in the streets of Bethlehem did Boaz and Ruth receive a blessing
which made them fruitful so that Boaz became the father of Obed, and Obed ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 2 1856/the incarnation and birth of.htm

Thesaurus
Obed (13 Occurrences)
...OBED. (1) Son of Boaz and Ruth and grandfather of David (Ruth 4:17, 21, 22 1
Chronicles 2:12 Matthew 1:5 Luke 3:32). ...Obed (13 Occurrences). ...
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Obed-edom (16 Occurrences)
Obed-edom. Obededom, Obed-edom. O'bed-e'dom . Easton's Bible Dictionary
Servant of Edom. ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. OBED-EDOM. ...
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O'bed-e'dom (14 Occurrences)
O'bed-e'dom. Obed-edom, O'bed-e'dom. O'bed-e'dom's . Multi-Version
Concordance O'bed-e'dom (14 Occurrences). 2 Samuel 6:10 So David ...
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Obededom (15 Occurrences)
... 8, 15). (3.) One who had charge of the temple treasures (2 Chronicles
25:24). Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. OBED-EDOM. o'-bed-e ...
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Bo'az (24 Occurrences)
... Matthew 1:5 Salmon became the father of Boaz by Rahab. Boaz became the father
of Obed by Ruth. Obed became the father of Jesse. (See RSV). ...
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Gittite (10 Occurrences)
... A native of the Philistine city of Gath (Joshua 13:3). Obed-edom, in whose
house the ark was placed, is so designated (2 Samuel 6:10). ...
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Begat (112 Occurrences)
... YLT). Matthew 1:5 And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of
Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse; (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT). Matthew ...
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Jeiel (13 Occurrences)
... the King James Version is "Jehiel"; Kethibh is "Jeuel." (4) A Levite, keeper of
the ark with Obed-edom (1 Chronicles 15:18, 21; 1 Chronicles 16:5 2 Chronicles ...
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Gatekeepers (38 Occurrences)
... Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and
Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah; and Obed-Edom and Jeiel ...
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Doorkeepers (37 Occurrences)
... Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and
Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom, and ...
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Concordance
Obed (13 Occurrences)

Matthew 1:5
Salmon became the father of Boaz by Rahab. Boaz became the father of Obed by Ruth. Obed became the father of Jesse.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 3:32
the son of Jesse, the son of Obed, the son of Boaz, the son of Salmon, the son of Nahshon,
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ruth 4:17
The women, her neighbors, gave him a name, saying, "There is a son born to Naomi;" and they named him Obed. He is the father of Jesse, the father of David.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ruth 4:21
and Salmon became the father of Boaz, and Boaz became the father of Obed,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ruth 4:22
and Obed became the father of Jesse, and Jesse became the father of David.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 6:10
So David would not move the ark of Yahweh to be with him in the city of David; but David carried it aside into the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Samuel 6:12
It was told king David, saying, "Yahweh has blessed the house of Obed-Edom, and all that pertains to him, because of the ark of God." David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom into the city of David with joy.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 2:12
and Boaz became the father of Obed, and Obed became the father of Jesse;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 2:37
and Zabad became the father of Ephlal, and Ephlal became the father of Obed,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 2:38
and Obed became the father of Jehu, and Jehu became the father of Azariah,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 11:47
Eliel, and Obed, and Jaasiel the Mezobaite.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 26:7
The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brothers were valiant men, Elihu, and Semachiah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 23:1
In the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Obed

Obed: Father of Azariah

Obed: One of David's Heroes

Obed: Son of Boaz and Grandfather of David

Obed: Son of Ephlal and Grandson of Zabad

Obed: Son of Shemaiah--A Gatekeeper of the Temple

Related Terms

Obed-edom (16 Occurrences)

O'bed-e'dom (14 Occurrences)

Obededom (15 Occurrences)

Bo'az (24 Occurrences)

Gittite (10 Occurrences)

Begat (112 Occurrences)

Jeiel (13 Occurrences)

Gatekeepers (38 Occurrences)

Doorkeepers (37 Occurrences)

Salmon (7 Occurrences)

Begot (119 Occurrences)

Boaz (25 Occurrences)

Zechari'ah (51 Occurrences)

Nethanel (14 Occurrences)

Joah (10 Occurrences)

Jehozabad (4 Occurrences)

Je-i'el (11 Occurrences)

Door-keepers (34 Occurrences)

Mattithiah (8 Occurrences)

Mattithi'ah (8 Occurrences)

Maaseiah (25 Occurrences)

Booz (2 Occurrences)

Shemaiah (40 Occurrences)

Blesseth (55 Occurrences)

Benai'ah (43 Occurrences)

Jesse (45 Occurrences)

Ruth (19 Occurrences)

Sixty (70 Occurrences)

Months (65 Occurrences)

Rejoicing (90 Occurrences)

Qualified (5 Occurrences)

62 (1 Occurrence)

Nethan'el (14 Occurrences)

Unni (3 Occurrences)

Units (14 Occurrences)

Jeduthun (15 Occurrences)

Jedithun (1 Occurrence)

Jehi'el (12 Occurrences)

Jehiah (1 Occurrence)

Jehiel (17 Occurrences)

Jedu'thun (11 Occurrences)

Lyres (21 Occurrences)

Inhabit (29 Occurrences)

Rachab (1 Occurrence)

Elipheleh (2 Occurrences)

Eliphalehu (2 Occurrences)

Eliphelehu (2 Occurrences)

Eli'ab (19 Occurrences)

Eliph'elehu (2 Occurrences)

Mikneiah (2 Occurrences)

Miknei'ah (2 Occurrences)

Ma-asei'ah (23 Occurrences)

Pertains (14 Occurrences)

Peulthai (1 Occurrence)

Corded (37 Occurrences)

Capable (10 Occurrences)

Amasai (5 Occurrences)

Azari'ah (46 Occurrences)

Associates (26 Occurrences)

Ammiel (6 Occurrences)

Shemi'ramoth (4 Occurrences)

Shemai'ah (38 Occurrences)

Shemiramoth (4 Occurrences)

Sachar (2 Occurrences)

Sixty-two (8 Occurrences)

Sixty-eight (2 Occurrences)

Benaiah (44 Occurrences)

Eliezer (14 Occurrences)

Valour (66 Occurrences)

Rahab (14 Occurrences)

Elihu (11 Occurrences)

Eliab (20 Occurrences)

Edom (108 Occurrences)

Play (61 Occurrences)

Eight (81 Occurrences)

Instruments (136 Occurrences)

Hosah (5 Occurrences)

Entire (119 Occurrences)

Proper (62 Occurrences)

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