473. Elishah
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Elishah: a son of Javan, also his desc. and their land
Original Word: אֱלִישָׁה
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Elishah
Phonetic Spelling: (el-ee-shaw')
Short Definition: Elishah

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
a son of Javan, also his desc. and their land
NASB Translation
Elishah (3).

אֲלִישָׁה proper name, of a location as son of Javan Genesis 10:4; 1 Chronicles 1:7; ׳אִיֵּי א Ezekiel 27:7 (Aeolis Josephus Jerome Kn; H. DerenbourgMélanges Graux, 235 f (English translation Hebraica. Oct. 1887, 7); Hellas ᵑ7Jon etc., LenOrig. ii. 2. 34 f; Italy, with Sicily, compare מְדִינַת אִיטַלְיָא ᵑ7 Ezek, Di Genesis 10:4; Carthage = Elissa, StaDe Populo Javan, 8 f; EMeyGeschichte i. § 282; decision difficult; last view very attractive).

I. [אלל] (to be weak or insufficient, assumed in Thes as root of אֱלִיל (as also of אַל): compare Arabic to fail in a thing).


Probably of foreign derivation; Elishah, a son of Javan -- Elishah.

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