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Elijah

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noun Eli·jah \i-ˈlī-jə\

Definition of Elijah

  1. :  a Hebrew prophet of the ninth century b.c. who according to the account in I Kings championed the worship of Jehovah as against Baal



Origin and Etymology of elijah

Hebrew Ēlīyāh


First Known Use: 1587

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