Elisha

noun
Eli·​sha | \ i-ˈlī-shə How to pronounce Elisha (audio) \

Definition of Elisha

: a Hebrew prophet and disciple and successor of Elijah

First Known Use of Elisha

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Elisha

Hebrew Ĕlīshāʽ 

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