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El·o·hist

 (ĕl′ō-hĭst′, ə-lō′-)
n.
The putative author of the earliest sources of the Pentateuch in which God is called Elohim.

El′o·his′tic adj.

Elohist

(ɛˈləʊhɪst)
n
(Bible) Old Testament the supposed author or authors of one of the four main strands of text of the Pentateuch, identified chiefly by the use of the word Elohim for God instead of YHVH (Jehovah)

E•lo•hist

(ɛˈloʊ hɪst, ˈɛl oʊ-)

n.
a writer of one of the major sources of the Hexateuch, in which God is characteristically referred to as Elohim rather than Yahweh. Compare Yahwist.
[1860–65]
El`o•his′tic, adj.

Elohist

the author of part of the first six books in the Old Testament, so named because of references to God as Elohim. Cf. Yahwist.
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