[el-uh-hyoo, ih-lahy-hyoo] /ˈɛl əˌhyu, ɪˈlaɪ hyu/
a young man who entered into discourse with Job. Job. 32–37.
a male given name.
masc. proper name, Hebrew, literally “he is my God.”
whose God is he. (1.) “The son of Barachel, a Buzite” (Job 32:2), one of Job’s friends. When the debate between Job and his friends is brought to a close, Elihu for the first time makes his appearance, and delivers his opinion on the points at issue (Job 32-37). (2.) The son of Tohu, and grandfather of Elkanah (1 Sam. 1:1). He is called also Eliel (1 Chr. 6:34) and Eliab (6:27). (3.) One of the captains of thousands of Manasseh who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:20). (4.) One of the family of Obed-edom, who were appointed porters of the temple under David (1 Chr. 26:7).
- Elihu root
[root] /rut/ noun 1. Elihu [el-uh-hyoo] /ˈɛl əˌhyu/ (Show IPA), 1845–1937, U.S. lawyer and statesman: Nobel Peace Prize 1912. 2. John Wellborn [wel-bern] /ˈwɛl bərn/ (Show IPA), 1851–91, U.S. architect. /ruːt/ noun 1. 2. any plant part, such as a rhizome or tuber, that is similar to a root in structure, function, or appearance 3. […]
[ih-lahy-juh] /ɪˈlaɪ dʒə/ noun 1. a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century b.c. I Kings 17; II Kings 2. 2. a male given name. /ɪˈlaɪdʒə/ noun 1. (Old Testament) a Hebrew prophet of the 9th century bc, who was persecuted for denouncing Ahab and Jezebel. (I Kings 17–21: 21; II Kings 1–2:18) name of the […]
- Elijah Muhammad
noun 1. (Elijah Poole) 1897–1975, U.S. religious leader of the Black Muslims 1934–75. [moo-ham-uh d, -hah-muh d] /mʊˈhæm əd, -ˈhɑ məd/ noun 1. Also, Mohammed, Mahomet. a.d. 570–632, Arab prophet: founder of Islam. 2. Elijah (Elijah Poole) 1897–1975, U.S. clergyman: leader of the Black Muslims 1934–75. 3. a male given name. /mʊˈhæməd/ noun 1. ?570–632 […]
God is his rejector, one of David’s thirty-seven distinguished heros (2 Sam. 23:25).