Elisha

[ ih-lahy-shuh ]
/ ɪˈlaɪ ʃə /

noun

Also Douay Bible, El·i·se·us [el-i-see-uh s] /ˌɛl ɪˈsi əs/. a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century b.c., the successor of Elijah. II Kings 3–9.
a male given name.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ TO SEE WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT 2ND-3RD GRADE VOCAB FROM BOOKS!

Are you learning new vocabulary? Or do you just have an interest in words? Either way, this quiz is for you.
Question 1 of 10
orchard

Origin of Elisha

< Hebrew ĕlīshūaʿ literally, God has saved
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for elisha

British Dictionary definitions for elisha

Elisha
/ (ɪˈlaɪʃə) /

noun

Old Testament a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century bc : successor of Elijah (II Kings 3–9)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012