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Elisha

(ēlī`shə), in the Bible, prophet who functions as a model of the Mosaic prophetic office after ElijahElijah
or Elias
[both: Heb.,=Yahweh is God], fl. c.875 B.C., Hebrew prophet in the reign of King Ahab. He is one of the outstanding figures of the Bible. Elijah's mission was to destroy the worship of foreign gods and to restore exclusive loyalty to God.
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, whose work he continued; he is believed to have lived in the 9th cent. B.C. Elisha initiated the political programs outlined to Elijah on Mt. Horeb. The stories about Elisha are collected in Second Kings, which relates a collection of miracle stories and associates Elisha with political revolution in Syria; he is said to have initiated the revolution of Jehu. Elisha is also attested in the Qur'an.

Elisha

sics bears on boys for their jibing. [O.T.: II Kings 2:23–24]

Elisha

Old Testament a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century bc: successor of Elijah (II Kings 3--9)
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The prophet Elisha declared that within four and twenty hours the prices of food should go down to nothing, almost, and it was so.
"Well, but, Tom," said Arthur, "look what Elisha says to him--
"But, father," quoth Alleyne, "the holy Elisha was bald, which brought down upon him the revilements of the wicked children."
"We wanted to show that healthy foods can taste good," stated Elisha Hughes, Montgomery County 4-H Program Coordinator.
Former Carillion apprentice Elisha Allison, age 20, is working towards her NVQ Level 2 in carpentry and joinery at the Deer's Rise development in Cannock, with hopes of establishing a successful career in the carpentry trade.
It was also learnt that Pastor Elisha Numan, the Senior Pastor of the Nagarta Baptist Church in Makeri area of the state and his son Emmanuel, were also kidnapped three weeks ago.
Marcus Martin forced Merseysider Elisha Greer to drive through the outback of Australia at gunpoint, all while sexually abusing and beating her.
Marcus Martin, 24, repeatedly assaulted Elisha Greer, 25, who he met at a party in Cairns in 2017.
Elisha Greer, 23, from Liverpool, said Marcus Martin, 24, was "crazy" and forced her to drive with a gun to her head.
Elisha Greer was forced to drive through the outback of Australia at gunpoint by a man who raped and beat her.
Emma Furneaux, a mum of three, said she lost all motivation after her daughter Elisha passed away three years ago just a few months after being diagnosed with undifferentiated soft tissue sarcoma.