Elisha meaning

ĭ-līshə
A male given name of biblical origin, in quiet use since the 17th century.
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In the Bible, a Hebrew prophet who was chosen by Elijah to be his successor.
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A masculine name: var. Ellis.
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A prophet of Israel, ordained by Elijah as his successor: 1 Kings 19:16, 19; 2 Kings 2
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A prophet, a disciple and successor of Elijah.
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A female given name in occasional use, apparently confused with Elizabeth or Alicia.
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Origin of elisha

  • Hebrew אֱלִישָׁע (Elisha', literally “God is salvation”).

    From Wiktionary