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[ih-lahy-uh s] /ɪˈlaɪ əs/
Douay Bible. Elijah (def 1).
a male given name, Greek form of Elijah. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • “Let us try it before we resort to violent measure,” answered Elias.

    The Social Cancer Jos Rizal
  • “So this is the Elias who threw the alférez into the swamp,” said Léon.

    An Eagle Flight Jos Rizal
  • With one blow of my fist I had smashed to pieces my poor Elias, and he saw it on the ground between the legs of the horse.

  • Elias gave him an indefinable look; his whole being seemed in it.

    An Eagle Flight Jos Rizal
  • Then Brother Elias, hearing this, had them severely beaten by his servants, and drove them from Assisi in great confusion.

    The Story of Assisi Lina Duff Gordon
British Dictionary definitions for Elias


(Bible) the Douay spelling of Elijah
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Elias in the Bible

the Greek form of Elijah (Matt. 11:14; 16:14, etc.), which the Revised Version has uniformly adopted in the New Testament. (See ELIJAH.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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