2243

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2243 Ἡλίας Helias hay-lee’-as

of Hebrew origin 0452 אֵלִיָּה; n pr m; TDNT-2:928,306; { See TDNT 292 } Noun

AV-Elias 30; 30

Elijah  = "my God is Jehovah"

1) a prophet born at Thisbe, the unflinching champion of the theocracy in the reigns of the idolatrous kings Ahab and Ahaziah. He was taken up to heaven without dying, whence the Jews expected he would return just before the advent of the Messiah, whom he would prepare the minds of the Israelites to receive.

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