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 (ĕl′ō-hēm′, -hĭm′, ə-lō′hĭm)
A name for God in the Hebrew Scriptures.

[Hebrew 'ĕlōhîm, pl. of 'ĕlōah, god; see ʔl in Semitic roots.]


(ɛˈləʊhɪm; ˌɛləʊˈhiːm)
(Bible) Old Testament a Hebrew word for God or gods
[C17: from Hebrew 'Elōhim, plural (used to indicate uniqueness) of 'Elōah God; probably related to 'El God]


(ˌɛl oʊˈhim, -ˈhɪm)

God, esp. as used in the Hebrew text of the Old Testament.
[< Hebrew]
El`o•him′ic (-ˈhɪm ɪk) adj.
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