Elohist[e′lō hist′, e lō′-]
the unknown author of those parts of the Hebrew scriptures in which the name Elohim, instead of Yahweh (Jehovah), is used for God
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- Elohistic adjective
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The putative author of the earliest sources of the Pentateuch in which God is called Elohim.
- Elˌo·hisˈtic adjective