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Lexicon :: Strong's H5744 - ʿôḇēḏ

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Act part of עָבַד (H5647)
Strong’s Definitions

עוֹבֵד ʻÔwbêd, o-bade'; active participle of H5647; serving; Obed, the name of five Israelites:—Obed.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H5744 in the following manner: Obed (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H5744 in the following manner: Obed (10x).
  1. 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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עוֹבֵד ʻÔwbêd, o-bade'; active participle of H5647; serving; Obed, the name of five Israelites:—Obed.
STRONGS H5744: Abbreviations
עוֺבֵד, עֹבֵד proper name, masculine (worshipper; compare Sabean עבד Os22and DHMZMG xxxvii (1883), 14; —
1. son of Boaz and Ruth Ruth 4:17, Ruth 4:21 = 1 Chronicles 2:12; Ruth 4:22 (only here עֹבֵד) = 1 Chronicles 2:12, Syriac Version Ωβηδ.
2. names in Judah, Greek Version of the LXX Ωβηδ:
3. a mighty man of David 1 Chronicles 11:47, Greek Version of the LXX Ιωβηθ, A Ιωβηδ.
4. a doorkeeper 1 Chronicles 26:7 Greek Version of the LXX Ωβηδ.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:17; 4:21; 4:22

1 Chronicles

2:12; 2:12; 2:37; 2:38; 11:47; 26:7

2 Chronicles



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5744 matches the Hebrew עוֹבֵד (ʿôḇēḏ),
which occurs 10 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:17 - And the women her neighbours gave it a name, saying, There is a son born to Naomi; and they called his name Obed: H5744 he is the father of Jesse, the father of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:21 - And Salmon begat Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed, H5744
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:22 - And Obed H5744 begat Jesse, and Jesse begat David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:12 - And Boaz begat Obed, H5744 and Obed H5744 begat Jesse,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:37 - And Zabad begat Ephlal, and Ephlal begat Obed, H5744
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:38 - And Obed H5744 begat Jehu, and Jehu begat Azariah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:47 - Eliel, and Obed, H5744 and Jasiel the Mesobaite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:7 - The sons of Shemaiah; Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, H5744 Elzabad, whose brethren were strong men, Elihu, and Semachiah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:1 - And 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, H5744 and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him.
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