Elijah

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E·li·jah

 (ĭ-lī′jə) Ninth century bc.
Hebrew prophet who sought to abolish idolatry and restore justice. According to the Bible, he did not die but was carried skyward in a chariot of fire.

Elijah

(ɪˈlaɪdʒə)
n
(Bible) Old Testament a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century bc, who was persecuted for denouncing Ahab and Jezebel. (I Kings 17–21: 21; II Kings 1–2:18)

E•li•jah

(ɪˈlaɪ dʒə)

n.
a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century B.C. I Kings 17; II Kings 2.
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Noun1.Elijah - a Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament who opposed the worship of idolsElijah - a Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament who opposed the worship of idols; he was persecuted for rebuking Ahab and Jezebel (king and queen of Israel); he was taken up to heaven in a chariot of fire (circa 9th century BC)
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Elias
Elia
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EliasÉlie
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Elijah

[ɪˈlaɪdʒə] NElías
References in periodicals archive ?
Eliyyahu ben Shlomo Zalman, the Gaon of Vilna (1720-1797), mentions "the four wives of Esau": see Bi'ur Ha-Gra al Sifra de-Tzeni'uta (Vilna, 1913) fol.
He received this book, as well as a manuscript of Elijah Bashyatchi's law code, Adderet Eliyyahu (Cloak of Elijah), from Ralph Cudworth, who himself most likely received it from Rittangel.
Tanna Debe Eliyyahu, in a comment on II Samuel 7:23, actually refers to Moses and Aaron as "divine beings.
Elijahalso spelled Elias or Elia Hebrew Eliyyahu (fl.