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

El′o·his′tic adj.
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By now, biblical scholars are largely in agreement about the existence of four main traditions woven together in the Old Testament: the Yahwistic, the Elohistic, the Priestly, and the Deuteronomic.
According to the first biblical narrative of creation, the Elohistic or Priestly account (P), God created man and woman at the same time:
Van Seters' "J", for example, is the JE (the combined Yahwistic and Elohistic sources) of traditional study.