Elisha: "God is salvation," a well-known Isr. prophetOriginal Word: אֱלִישָׁעPart of Speech:
Proper Name MasculineTransliteration:
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contr. from ElishuaDefinition
"God is salvation," a well-known Isr. prophetNASB Translation
Brown-Driver-Briggs אֱלִישָׁע proper name, masculine
(God is salvation
, compare אֱלִישׁוּעַ
, Sabean יתֿעאל
DHMZMG 1883, 15
) the prophet Elisha, the successor of Elijah 1 Kings 19:16
57t. all Kings; Ἐλισα
, Ἐλισαιε ᵐ5
Contracted for Eliyshuwa'.; Elisha, the famous prophet -- Elisha.
see HEBREW Eliyshuwa'