Active participle of H5647; serving; Obed, the name of five Israelites
KJV Usage: Obed.
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions
Obed = "serving" 1. son of Boaz by Ruth and the grandfather of David 2. a Judaite, a descendant of Jarha, the Egyptian slave of Sheshan, in the line of Jerahmeel 3. a Judaite, father of Azariah, one of the captains of hundreds who joined with Jehoiada in the revolution by which Athaliah fell 4. one of David's mighty warriors 5. son of Shemaiah and a gatekeeper of the temple
Origin: act part of H5647
Parts of Speech: Proper Name Masculine