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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature


(Hebrew Elishe'ba, אלִֵישֶׁכִ , God is her oath, or she swears by God, i.e., worshipper of God, comp. Isaiah 19:8; Sept. Ε᾿λισάβετ, Vulg. Elisabeth; as in Luke 1:7), the daughter of Amminadab, phylarch of the tribe of Judah, and sister of Nahshon, the captain of the Hebrew host (Numbers 2:3); she became the wife of Aaron (q.v.), and hence the mother of the priestly family (Exodus 6:23). B.C. 1658.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Elisheba'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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