Also Douay Bible, El·i·se·us [el-i-see-uhs]. /ˌɛl ɪˈsi əs/. a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century b.c., the successor of Elijah. 2 Kings 3–9.
a male given name.
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As Perlin points out, next to Foote’s signature on the Declaration of Sentiments you would have seen her husband Elisha’s signature.If Only 19th-Century America Had Listened to a Woman Scientist - Issue 100: Outsiders | Sidney Perkowitz | June 2, 2021 | Nautilus
Elisha read his own research paper whereas Eunice’s was introduced and read by Henry.If Only 19th-Century America Had Listened to a Woman Scientist - Issue 100: Outsiders | Sidney Perkowitz | June 2, 2021 | Nautilus
The Prophet Elisha, who allegedly built the synagogue, was said to have anointed King Hazael on its steps, now gone.Exclusive Photos: Syria’s Oldest Synagogue, Destroyed by Assad | Josh Rogin | May 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I suppose it was a pretty tame affair after they found out their Elisha wasn't coming after all?Danny's Own Story | Don Marquis
It also is the invention of Prof. Elisha Gray, who seems to be as well the author of the name of his extraordinary achievement.Steam Steel and Electricity | James W. Steele
The inspired narrator notices, in the first place, the warmth of her hospitality, and its unabating continuance to Elisha.
The intention certainly was to accommodate Elisha in a manner expressive of reverence and esteem.
The little chamber built by the Shunammite for Elisha was probably of this description.
British Dictionary definitions for Elisha
Old Testament a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century bc : successor of Elijah (II Kings 3–9)
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