Elisha
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Given Name ELISHA
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: אֱלִישַׁע (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: i-LIE-shə (English)   [details]
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name אֱלִישַׁע ('Elisha'), a contracted form of אֱלִישׁוּעַ ('Elishu'a) meaning "my God is salvation". According to the Old Testament, Elisha was a prophet and miracle worker. He was the attendant of Elijah and succeeded him after his ascension to heaven.
Categories
biblical, prophets
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Elisaie (Biblical Greek), Eliseus (Biblical Latin), Eliseo (Italian), Elisie (Macedonian), Eliseo (Spanish)
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