Elisha

Elisha (ə; == Biography == Elisha was a prophet and a wonder-worker of the Northern Kingdom of Israel who was active during the reign of Joram, Jehu, Jehoahaz, and Jehoash (Joash). Elisha was the son of Shaphat, a wealthy land-owner of Abel-meholah; he became the attendant and disciple of Elijah. His name first occurs in the command given to Elij...
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Elisha

(lived mid-9th century BC) In the Old Testament, a Hebrew prophet, successor to Elijah. ...
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Elisha

[Nestorian Patriarch] Elishaʿ was Patriarch of the Church of the East during a period of schism from 524 to 537. Unlike his opponent Narsai, who was also consecrated as catholicus but has traditionally been considered an anti-patriarch, Elishaʿ is included in the traditional list of patriarchs of the Church of the East. == Sources == Brie...
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Elisha

Elisha (ēlī'shu) , in the Bible, prophet who functions as a model of the Mosaic prophetic office after Elijah, whose work he continued; he is believed to have lived in the 9th cent. B.C. Elisha initiated the political programs outlined to Elijah on Mt. Horeb. The stories about Elisha...
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Elisha

Elisha is a Hebrew name for boys and girls. The meaning is `God is my saviour` The name Elisha is most commonly given to English and Welsh boys. (2 times more often than to American boys.) In Flanders and Belgium it is (almost) solely given to girls Use for the other sex: Elischa What do they use in other countries? Elisee Lisha (English) Eleisha T...
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Elisha

In the Old Testament, a Hebrew prophet, successor to Elijah
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Elisha

in the Old Testament, Israelite prophet, the pupil of Elijah, and also his successor (c. 851 ). He instigated and directed Jehu`s revolt against the ... [3 related articles]
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