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Elisha was the successor of Elijha in the Old Testament. Before Elijah was taken into heaven by a chariot of fire, he asked Elisha what he wanted, and Elisha asked for a double portion of Elijah's annointing. Elijah then said, if he saw him being taken into heaven, that the double portion would be bestowed upon him.
-- avalah  6/23/2006
Elijah and Elisha's stories were (mostly) told in first and second Kings.
-- avalah  6/23/2006
There is also the Arabic variation which can be written as Alyasa, Elyasa, Il-Yasa, or El-Yasa.
-- damsel  2/26/2013
Related name: Joshua.
-- Sabertooth  8/15/2014
Elisha is not related to Joshua. See the comments under Joshua for details.
-- LMS  10/11/2014

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