In the bible, Obed-Edom is the name of the Gittite in whose house the ark of the covenant rested (2SA 6:10), as well as name of second rank Levite, gatekeeper (1CH 15:18), the south gate (1CH 26:15). Meaning of the name: servant of Edom. Related names are: Obed
(and others ...)
. The translations of Obed-Edom in 20 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Obeda in Hiri Motu
to עֹבֵד-אֱדוֹם in Hebrew!
So David would not remove the ark of the LORD unto him into the city of David: but David carried it aside into the house of Obed-edom the Gittite. (2SA 6:10)
And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obed-edom, and Jeiel, the porters. (1CH 15:18)