[el-uh-hyoo, ih-lahy-hyoo]


a young man who entered into discourse with Job. Job. 32–37.
a male given name.

Origin of Elihu

From the Hebrew word ĕlīhū literally, my God is he
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masc. proper name, Hebrew, literally "he is my God."

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