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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #0477 - אֱלִישָׁע

Word Origin
contracted for (0474)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Elisha = “God is salvation”

1) the great prophet who succeeded Elijah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (58) NAS (58) HCS (58)
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 49
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 49
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 55
n-p 58
n-p 57
n-p 57

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֱלִישָׁע proper name, masculine ( God is salvation, compare אֱלִישׁוּעַ, Sabean יתֿעאל DHM ZMG 1883,15) the prophet Elisha, the successor of Elijah 1 Kings 19:16 57t. all Kings; Ἐλισα, Ἐλισαιεᵐ5; Ἐλισαιος Luke 4:27.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֱלִישָׁע pr.n.m. (for אֱלִייֶשַׁע “to whom God is salvation”), Elisha the prophet, the disciple, companion, and successor of Elijah, famous for many miracles. He flourished in the kingdom of the ten tribes, in the ninth century B. C. 2 Ki. chaps. -213. In N. T. Ἐλισσαῖος, Lu. 4:27.

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List of Word Forms
אֱלִישָֽׁע׃ אֱלִישָׁ֑ע אֱלִישָׁ֔ע אֱלִישָׁ֖ע אֱלִישָׁ֗ע אֱלִישָׁ֛ע אֱלִישָׁ֜ע אֱלִישָׁ֣ע אֱלִישָׁ֣ע ׀ אֱלִישָׁ֤ע אֱלִישָׁ֧ע אֱלִישָׁע֒ אֱלִישָׁע֙ אלישע אלישע׃ וֶֽאֱלִישָׁע֙ וֶאֱלִישָׁ֖ע וֶאֱלִישָׁ֞ע וֶאֱלִישָׁ֡ע וֶאֱלִישָׁ֣ע וֶאֱלִישָׁע֙ ואלישע לֶאֱלִישָֽׁע׃ לאלישע׃ ’ĕ·lî·šā‘ ’ĕlîšā‘ eliSha le’ĕlîšā‘ le·’ĕ·lî·šā‘ leeliSha veeliSha we’ĕlîšā‘ we·’ĕ·lî·šā‘
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