The origin of the name Obed is Hebrew
This is how Obed is written in Hebrew:
עוֹבֵד = `Owbed
This is how Obed is written in Greek
Ἰωβήδ = Iōbēd
The biblical meaning of the name Obed is: serving.
The name Obed appears in the bible in the following verses:
And Salmon begat Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed,
And Obed begat Jesse, and Jesse begat David.
1 Chronicles 2:12
And Boaz begat Obed, and Obed begat Jesse,
1 Chronicles 2:37
And Zabad begat Ephlal, and Ephlal begat Obed,
1 Chronicles 2:38
And Obed begat Jehu, and Jehu begat Azariah,
1 Chronicles 11:47
Eliel, and Obed, and Jasiel the Mesobaite.
1 Chronicles 26:7
The sons of Shemaiah; Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were strong men, Elihu, and Semachiah.
2 Chronicles 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, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him.
And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse;
Which was the son of Jesse, which was the son of Obed, which was the son of Booz, which was the son of Salmon, which was the son of Naasson,