OBIL (ō'bĭl, camel driver). An Ishmaelite in the days of David who was put in charge of the king’s camels (1Chr.27.30). OBIL ō’ bĭl (אוֹבִ֖יל, camel-driver). An Ishmaelite who was the overseer of the camels in the court of King David (1 Chron 27:30). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) An Ishmaelite who was "over the camels" in David’s palace (1Ch 27:30).