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Elijah

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Etymology

Hebrew "Yahweh is God".

Proper noun

Singular
Elijah

Plural
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Elijah

  1. (Biblical) An Israelite prophet from the Old Testament
  2. A male given name.

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Quotations

  • 1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version), Malachi 4:5-6:
    Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD; And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.
  • 2005 Valerie Paradiz: Elijah's Cup ISBN 184310802X page 102:
    "That's wonderful! What's his name?"
    "Elijah."
    "Wow! A heavy-duty prophet's name!"
    "Yeah, and he's certainly living up to it."

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