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OBED

o'-bed (`obhedh, "worshipper"; in the New Testament Iobed):
(1) Son of Boaz and Ruth and grandfather of David (Ruth 4:17,21,22; 1 Ch 2:12; Mt 1:5; Lk 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 Ch 2:37,38).
(3) One of David's mighty men (1 Ch 11:47).
(4) A Korahite doorkeeper, son of Shemaiah, and grandson of Obed-edom (1 Ch 26:7).
(5) Father of Azariah, one of the centurions who took part with Jehoiada in deposing Queen Athaliah and crowning Joash (2 Ch 23:1; compare 2 Ki 11:1-16).
David Francis Roberts
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'obed'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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