🔼The name Abda: Summary
- From the verb עבד ('abad), to work or serve.
🔼The name Abda in the Bible
There are two men named Abda in the Bible:
🔼Etymology of the name Abda
The name Abda comes from the root עבד ('abad), meaning to be a servant or to serve:
The name Abda means Servant. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names, NOBSE Study Bible Name List and BDB Theological Dictionary equate the name Abda with Obadiah and read Servant (Of God), but the of-God-part is not implied in the name Abda.