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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #453 - אֱלִיהוּא

'ĕlı̂yhû, 'ĕlı̂yhû'
el-ee-hoo', el-ee-hoo'  
Word Origin
from (0410) and (01931)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Elihu = “He is my God”

1) the younger man who rebuked Job and his three friends

2) an Ephraimite, Samuel’s great grandfather

3) a Manassite warrior chief for David

4) son of Shemaiah and Korhite gatekeeper

5) David’s brother

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (11) NAS (11) HCS (11)
1 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 3
Job 7
1 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 3
Job 7
1 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 3
Job 7
n-p 6
n-p 5
n-p 5

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֱלִיהוּ Job 32:4 3t.; אֱלִיהוּא Job 32:2 6t.; proper name, masculine ( He is (my) God)

a. the young friend of Job Job 32:2,4,5,6; Job 34:1; Job 35:1; Job 36:1.

b. an Ephraimite, Samuel's great-grandfather 1 Samuel 1:1 compare אֱלִיאָב 1 Chronicles 6:12, אֱלִיאֵל v. 1 Chronicles 6:19.

c. chief of Manasseh 1 Chronicles 12:20.

d. a Korahite 1 Chronicles 26:7.

e. one of the brethren of David 1 Chronicles 27:18 (compare אֱלִיאָב 1 Samuel 16:6).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֱלִיהוּא (id.) pr. n.

(1) [Elihu], the son of Barachel the Buzite, a friend of Job, his fourth opponent in dispute, Job chaps. -3235. Sometimes written אֱלִיהוּ Job 32:4, 35:1.

(2) m. 1 Samuel 1:1.

(3) m. 1 Chronicles 12:20.

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List of Word Forms
אֱלִיה֖וּ אֱלִיה֖וּא אֱלִיה֗וּ אֱלִיה֗וּא אֱלִיה֛וּא אֱלִיה֣וּא אליהו אליהוא וֶֽאֱלִיה֗וּ וֶאֱלִיה֖וּא ואליהו ואליהוא ’ĕ·lî·hū ’ĕlîhū eliHu veeliHu we’ĕlîhū we·’ĕ·lî·hū
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