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"The pride of thy heart hath deceived thee, O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that saith in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground?"--Obadiah, used as epigraph in Deliverance

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Obadiah is a biblical theophorical name, meaning "servant or slave of Yahweh" or "worshiper of Yahweh." The form of Obadiah's name used in the Septuagint is Obdios. In Latin it is translated as Abdias while in Arabic it is either ╩┐Abdullah (Template:Lang), Ubaydah (Template:Lang), or Ubaidullah (Template:Lang). The Bishops' Bible refers to the prophet as Abdi.

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