Elohistic

adjective El·o·his·tic \ ¦elō¦histik \

Definition of Elohistic

1 :of, relating to, or characteristic of one of the supposed ancient biblical sources
  • Elohistic document
2 :characterized by use in Hebrew of the word ĕlōhīm rather than yahweh as a designation of God
  • Psalms 42–83, the Elohistic Psalter
3 :of, or characteristic of, or characterized by worship of God as Elohim rather than as Yahweh

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