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Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament

Elisha

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ELISHA (Authorized Version Eliseus).—The famous disciple, companion, and successor of Elijah. In NT he is only once referred to, viz. in Luke 4:27. Jesus, preaching in the synagogue at Nazareth, reminds His fellow-townsmen, who were unwilling to receive His teaching because He was one of themselves, that Elisha, who was an Israelite, healed but one leper, and he was a Syrian. He leaves them to draw the obvious inference as to the probable consequence of their rejection of Him. It is clear, however, that in this warning our Lord was looking far beyond Nazareth, and that He had in view the casting away of the Jews through unbelief, and the call of the Gentiles.

J. Cromarty Smith.


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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Elisha'. Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hdn/e/elisha.html. 1906-1918.

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