Elijah (Ebreu: אֱלִיָּהוּ, Eliyahu, meanin "Ma God is Yahweh")[1][2] or Elias (/ˈl.əs/; Greek: Ηλίας, Elías; Roushie: Илья, Ilya; Laitin: Helias; Aramaic Syriac: إيليا, Elyāe; Middle Syriac: ܐܸܠܝܼܵܐ, Elyāe;[3] Arabic: إيلياس or إليا, Ilyās or Ilyā) wis a prophet an a wonder-wirker in the northren kinrick o Israel[4] during the reign o Ahab (9t century BC), accordin tae the biblical Beuks o Kings.

Elijah (Elias)
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An icon of Elijah from Saint Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai
BornTishbe, Gilad

ReferencesEedit

  1. New Bible Dictionary. 1982 (second edition). Tyndale Press, Wheaton, IL, USA. ISBN 0-8423-4667-8, p. 319
  2. Wells, John C. (1990). Longman pronunciation dictionary. Harlow, England: Longman. p. 239. ISBN 0-582-05383-8.) entry "Elijah"
  3. Dukhrana Biblical Research Lexicon
  4. "Kingdom of Samaria". Christianbookshelf.org. Retrieved 2014-03-05.