Obadiah to Onan
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Obadiah
Servant of Jehovah, serving Jah
Strong's #H5662
Obadiah is the name of one of the Minor Prophets. He wrote the Bible book, named after him, in 590 B.C.

References
1Kings 18, 1Chronicles 7:3, 8:38, 9:16, 44, 12:9, 27:19, 2Chronicles 17:7, 34:12, Ezra 8:9, Nehemiah 10:5, 12:25, Obadiah 1:1

Additional Study:

Obal
Stripped bare
Strong's #H5745

References
Genesis 10:28

Obed
Serving
Strong's #H5744
Ruth 4, 1Chronicles 2, 11:47, 26:7, 2Chronicles 23:1, Matthew 1:5, Luke 3:32

References
Obed is the name of several Old Testament people. Ruth, the writer of the Biblical book of the same name, married Boaz and produced a child named Obed. The child would ultimately become the grandfather of King David.

Obededom
Worker (servant) of Edom
Strong's #H5654

References
2Samuel 6, 1Chronicles 13, 15 - 16, 26, 2Chronicles 25:24

Obil
Camel driver, mournful
Strong's #H179

References
1Chronicles 27:30

Oboth
Waterskins
Strong's #H88
Oboth was one of the many places the Israelites camped during their forty years of wilderness wanderings.

References
Numbers 21:10 - 11, 33:43 - 44

Ocran
Muddler, troubled
Strong's #H5918

References
Numbers 1:13, 2:27, 7:72, 77, 10:26

Oded
Restorer, reiteration
Strong's #H5752

References
2Chronicles 15:1, 8, 28:9

Og
Round, long-necked
Strong's #H5747
Og, king of Bashan, was a Biblical giant. He was known to have slept in a bed that was 9 cubits long (roughly 13 1/2 feet or 4.1 meters)!

In one of Moses' last battles before he dies, he leads the Israelites to victory over Og and his kingdom. The land that was conquered, located east of the Jordan River, becomes part of Manasseh's inheritance in the Promised Land.

Og, at just two letters, is one of the shortest personal names in the entire Bible. Others include Er (Genesis 38:3) and Ir (1Chronicles 7:12).

References
Numbers 21:33, 32:33, Deuteronomy 1:4, 3:1 - 13, 4:47, 29:7, 31:4, Joshua 2:10, 9:10, 12:4, 13:12 - 31, 1Kings 4:19, Nehemiah 9:22, Psalm 135:11, 136:20

Additional Study:

Ohad
United, unity
Strong's #H161

References
Genesis 46:10, Exodus 6:15

Ohel
Tent
Strong's #H169

References
1Chronicles 3:20

Olives (Olivet)
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Olympas
Heaven descended, heavenly
Strong's #H3652

References
Romans 16:15

Omar
Talkative, speaker, eloquent
Strong's #H201

References
Genesis 36:11, 15, 1Chronicles 1:36

Omri
Pupil of Jehovah, heaping
Strong's #H6018
Omri was the seventh ruler over the Kingdom of Israel. King from 885 to 874 B.C., He is considered one of Israel's most unrighteous monarchs.

References
1Kings 16, 2Kings 8, 1Chronicles 7:8, 9:4, 27:18, 2Chronicles 22:2, Micah 6:16

Additional Study:

On
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Onam
Strong, vigorous
Strong's #H208

References
Genesis 36:23, 1Chronicles 1:40, 2:26, 28

Onan
Strong
Strong's #H209

References
Genesis 38:4, 8 - 9, 46:12, Numbers 26:19, 1Chronicles 2:3

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