Tishbite


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Tishbite,

in the Bible, epithet of Elijah, referring to Tishbe, his place of origin or his family.
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Perhaps, like that other god of whom the ironical Tishbite spoke, he was talking, or he was pursuing, or he was in a journey, or he was sleeping and not to be awaked.
The Bible does not tell directly how long Elisha ben Shaphat served as a disciple to Elijah the Tishbite.
Vic Ridgway writes: "Following you piece about my father (Ernest Ridgway) and the David Brown boat Tishbite, I received a call from a retired Park Works senior engineer Mr Len Varley (84 years old).
Together with their wives they visited Scarborough around 1948 and Harry took the group on board the Tishbite, the refitting of which was one of Harry's projects.
One was the Tishbite whom the raven fed, As when he stood on Carmel-steeps, With one arm stretched out bare, and mocked and said, "Come cry aloud--he sleeps.
When he preaches at Tardebigge there is always a full house - he reminds me much of Elijah, The Tishbite, Thus saith the Lord.
Four hundred years after the time of Moses, Elijah the Tishbite (mid-ninth-century BCE) serves as the greatest religious leader and prophet of his generation, often patterning his acts on the deeds of Moses.
Vic said he thought the boat, named the Tishbite, was completed, because, as an 11-year-old, he remembers being invited on board when it was moored in Scarborough harbour.
Nostalgia reader Mike Fenton saw the story and emailed us to say: "I would like to assist Vic Ridgway with the attached pictures of Sir David Brown's motor cruiser," which he confirmed was named Tishbite.
The Narrator introduces him as Elijah the Tishbite of Tishbee [or: of the inhabitants] of Gilead (I Kgs.
He appears on the scene abruptly, in the midst of a characteristically threatening confrontation with his monarch: And Elijah the Tishbite .
Vic thinks the boat, named the Tishbite, was completed, because, as an 11-year-old, he remembers being invited on board when it was moored in Scarborough harbour.