[el-uh-faz] /ˈɛl əˌfæz/
a son of Esau and Adah. Gen. 36:2–4.
a friend of Job. Job 2:11.
God his strength. (1.) One of Job’s “three friends” who visited him in his affliction (4:1). He was a “Temanite”, i.e., a native of Teman, in Idumea. He first enters into debate with Job. His language is uniformly more delicate and gentle than that of the other two, although he imputes to Job special sins as the cause of his present sufferings. He states with remarkable force of language the infinite purity and majesty of God (4:12-21; 15:12-16). (2.) The son of Esau by his wife Adah, and father of several Edomitish tribes (Gen. 36:4, 10, 11, 16).
God will distinguish him, one of the porters appointed to play “on the Sheminith” on the occasion of the bringing up of the ark to the city of David (1 Chr. 15:18, 21).
God his deliverance. (1.) One of David’s distinguished warriors (2 Sam. 23:34); called also Eliphal in 1 Chr. 11:35. (2.) One of the sons of David born at Jerusalem (1 Chr. 3:6; 14:5); called Elpalet in 1 Chr. 14:5. Also another of David’s sons (1 Chr. 3:8); called Eliphalet in 2 Sam. 5:16; 1 Chr. […]
[ee-lis] /ˈi lɪs/ noun 1. an ancient country in W Greece, in the Peloponnesus: site of the ancient Olympic Games. 2. the capital of this country. [ee-lahy] /ˈi laɪ/ noun 1. a Hebrew judge and priest. I Sam. 1–4. 2. Also, Elie [el-ee] /ˈɛl i/ (Show IPA). a male given name: from a Hebrew word […]
[ih-lis-uh, e-lee-suh] /ɪˈlɪs ə, ɛˈli sə/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . [ih-lahy-zuh, -suh] /ɪˈlaɪ zə, -sə/ noun 1. Medicine/Medical. a sensitive diagnostic test for past or current exposure to an infectious agent, as the AIDS virus: a sample of blood is added to proteins from the agent, and any antibodies that […]