Elishah: a son of Javan, also his desc. and their landOriginal Word: אֱלִישָׁהPart of Speech:
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of foreign originDefinition
a son of Javan, also his desc. and their landNASB Translation
Brown-Driver-Briggs אֲלִישָׁה proper name, of a location
as son of Javan Genesis 10:4
; 1 Chronicles 1:7
; ׳אִיֵּי א Ezekiel 27:7
Josephus Jerome Kn; H. DerenbourgMélanges Graux, 235 f (English translation Hebraica. Oct. 1887, 7)
; Hellas ᵑ7Jon
etc., LenOrig. ii. 2. 34 f
, with Sicily
, compare מְדִינַת אִיטַלְיָא ᵑ7
Ezek, Di Genesis 10:4
= 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.