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.
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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)
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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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Elijah

[ɪˈlaɪdʒə] NElías
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