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.

Elisha

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

E•li•sha

(ɪˈlaɪ ʃə)

n.
a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century B.C., the successor of Elijah. II Kings 3–9.
Translations
Elisa
Elisa
Élisée
Eliseus
Elisja
Elisa
References in periodicals archive ?
To pass the time, Elishua occupies herself in a silent dialogue with the picture of Saint George whom she entreats to bring back her son.
It is significant that Elishua channels her yearnings for her son through the portrait of Saint George and the Dragon, a Christian icon demonstrating in black and white the conflict between good and evil.
Although she finds comfort in talking to the silent portrait, Elishua does not conceal the fact that she "likes his meek face but hates his military uniform and appearance.