|Obed the Israelite 
Obed the Israelite 
Meaning: serving; worshipping
(1.) A son of Boaz and Ruth (Ruth 4:21, 22), and the grandfather of David (Matt. 1:5).
(2.) 1 Chr. 2:34-38.
(3.) 1 Chr. 26:7.
(4.) 2 Chr. 23:1.
In the Tanakh , Obed (Hebrew , Oved) was a son of Boaz and Ruth , the father of Jesse , and the grandfather of David .
In the Christian Scriptures, He is one of Jesus' ancestors through the aforementioned genealogy found in the gospels.
The name Obed is cognate with Arabic "Abd ", meaning "servant, worshipper