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 (ĭ-lī′shə) Ninth century bc.
In the Bible, a Hebrew prophet who was chosen by Elijah to be his successor.
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(Bible) Old Testament a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century bc: successor of Elijah (II Kings 3–9)
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(ɪˈlaɪ ʃə)

a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century B.C., the successor of Elijah. II Kings 3–9.
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n of d Taking the photograph of Eliseus Evans, who was charged with attempted murder, would have involved the photographer using a large camera on a tripod and a rudimentary and very obvious flash.
The Order of Mount Carmel originated with the disciples of the prophets Elias and Eliseus, who lived in caves on Mount Carmel near Nazareth in the Holy Land in the 13th century.
She rejects both Eliseus' treasure and love: "Heo paes beornes lufan faeste wiohogde, peah pe feohgestreon under hordlocan, hyrsta unrim aehte ofer eorpan" [she firmly set herself against the man's love, although [his] treasure-chest enclosed countless jewels of the earth] (Juliana, 11.41-44).
Eliseus 4600 (MEXU); entre los km 18-22 de la carretera Tuxtla Gutierrez hacia el Canon del Sumidero, O.