- a masculine name: var. Ellis
- Bible a prophet of Israel, ordained by Elijah as his successor: 1 Kings 19:16, 19; 2 Kings 2
Origin of ElishaHeb, literally , God is salvation
Ninth century BC.
In the Bible, a Hebrew prophet who was chosen by Elijah to be his successor.
Hebrew אֱלִישָׁע (Elisha', literally “God is salvation”).