Elisha


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E·li·sha

 (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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Elisha

(ɪˈlaɪʃə)
n
(Bible) Old Testament a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century bc: successor of Elijah (II Kings 3–9)
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E•li•sha

(ɪˈlaɪ ʃə)

n.
a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century B.C., the successor of Elijah. II Kings 3–9.
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Translations
Elisa
Elisa
Élisée
Eliseus
Elisja
Elisa
References in classic literature ?
Here, tradition says, the prophet Samuel was born, and here the Shunamite woman built a little house upon the city wall for the accommodation of the prophet Elisha. Elisha asked her what she expected in return.
Samaria stood a disastrous siege, once, in the days of Elisha, at the hands of the King of Syria.
Elisha Wright said she understood that Redmond girls, especially those who belonged to Kingsport, were 'dreadful dressy and stuck-up,' and she guessed I wouldn't feel much at home among them; and I saw myself, a snubbed, dowdy, humiliated country girl, shuffling through Redmond's classic halls in coppertoned boots."
Elisha went away I hardly had the heart to finish packing."
Arthur, Tom, and East were together one night, and read the story of Naaman coming to Elisha to be cured of his leprosy.
I am in the Sixth Reader but just because I cannot say the seven multiplication Table Miss Dearborn threttens to put me in the baby primer class with Elijah and Elisha Simpson little twins.
Here, too, is part of Aaron's rod, and a lock of hair from Elisha the prophet."
So Grandfather made an end of Cotton Mather, telling his auditors that he died in 1728, at the age of sixty-five, and bequeathed the chair to Elisha Cooke.
He peopled the hills with anything thev had a mind to slay - thar, ibex, or markhor, and bear by Elisha's allowance.
The lawyer's name was Isaac Green, but the Duke always called him Elisha; presumably in reference to the fact that he was quite bald, though certainly not more than thirty.
There was the first electric light, and the first grain-binder, and the musical telegraph of Elisha Gray, and the marvellous exhibit of printing telegraphs shown by the Western Union Company.
Where they once dug for money, But never found any; Where sometimes Martial Miles Singly files, And Elijah Wood, I fear for no good: No other man, Save Elisha Dugan-- O man of wild habits, Partridges and rabbits Who hast no cares Only to set snares, Who liv'st all alone, Close to the bone And where life is sweetest Constantly eatest.