[ el-uh-hyoo, ih-lahy-hyoo ]
/ ˈɛl əˌhyu, ɪˈlaɪ hyu /


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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Word Origin and History for elihu


masc. proper name, Hebrew, literally "he is my God."

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