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Lexicon :: Strong's H477 - 'ĕlîšāʿ

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

אֱלִישָׁע ʼĔlîyshâʻ, el-ee-shaw'; contracted for H474.; Elisha, the famous prophet:—Elisha.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x

The KJV translates Strong's H477 in the following manner: Elisha (58x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x
The KJV translates Strong's H477 in the following manner: Elisha (58x).
  1. Elisha = "God is salvation"

    1. the great prophet who succeeded Elijah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֱלִישָׁע ʼĔlîyshâʻ, el-ee-shaw'; contracted for H474.; Elisha, the famous prophet:—Elisha.
STRONGS H477: Abbreviations
אֱלִישָׁע proper name, masculine (God is salvation, compare אֱלִישׁוּעַ, Sabean יתֿעאל DHMZMG 1883, 15) the prophet Elisha, the successor of Elijah 1 Kings 19:16 + 57 times all Kings; Ἐλισα, Ἐλισαιε Greek Version of the LXX; Ἐλισαιος Luke 4:27.
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1 Kings





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Strong's Number H477 matches the Hebrew אֱלִישָׁע ('ĕlîšāʿ),
which occurs 58 times in 52 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (1Ki 19:16–2Ki 13:17)

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:16 - and Jehu the son of Nimshi you shall anoint king over Israel; and Elisha H477 the son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah you shall anoint as prophet in your place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:17 - “It shall come about, the one who escapes from the sword of Hazael, Jehu shall put to death, and the one who escapes from the sword of Jehu, Elisha H477 shall put to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:19 - So he departed from there and found Elisha H477 the son of Shaphat, while he was plowing with twelve pairs of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed over to him and threw his mantle on him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:1 - And it came about when the LORD was about to take up Elijah by a [fn]whirlwind to heaven, that Elijah went with Elisha H477 from Gilgal.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:2 - Elijah said to Elisha, H477 “Stay here please, for the LORD has sent me as far as Bethel.” But Elisha H477 said, “As the LORD lives and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So they went down to Bethel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:3 - Then the sons of the prophets who were at Bethel came out to Elisha H477 and said to him, “Do you know that the LORD will take away your master from over [fn]you today?” And he said, “Yes, I know; be still.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:4 - Elijah said to him, “Elisha, H477 please stay here, for the LORD has sent me to Jericho.” But he said, “As the LORD lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So they came to Jericho.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:5 - The sons of the prophets who were at Jericho approached Elisha H477 and said to him, “Do you know that the LORD will take away your master from over [fn]you today?” And he [fn]answered, “Yes, I know; be still.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:9 - When they had crossed over, Elijah said to Elisha, H477 “Ask what I shall do for you before I am taken from you.” And Elisha H477 said, “Please, let a double portion of your spirit be upon me.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:12 - Elisha H477 saw it and cried out, “My father, my father, the [fn]chariots of Israel and its horsemen!” And he saw [fn]Elijah no more. Then he took hold of his own clothes and tore them in two pieces.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:14 - He took the mantle of Elijah that fell from him and struck the waters and said, “Where is the LORD, the God of Elijah?” And when he also had struck the waters, they were divided here and there; and Elisha H477 crossed over.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:15 - Now when the sons of the prophets who were at Jericho opposite him saw him, they said, “The spirit of Elijah rests on Elisha.” H477 And they came to meet him and bowed themselves to the ground before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:19 - Then the men of the city said to Elisha, H477 “Behold now, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees; but the water is bad and the land [fn]is unfruitful.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:22 - So the waters have been [fn]purified to this day, according to the word of Elisha H477 which he spoke.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:11 - But Jehoshaphat said, “Is there not a prophet of the LORD here, that we may inquire of the LORD by him?” And one of the king of Israel’s servants answered and said, “Elisha H477 the son of Shaphat is here, who used to pour water on the hands of Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:13 - Now Elisha H477 said to the king of Israel, “What do I have to do with you? Go to the prophets of your father and to the prophets of your mother.” And the king of Israel said to him, “No, for the LORD has called these three kings together to give them into the hand of Moab.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:14 - Elisha H477 said, “As the LORD of hosts lives, before whom I stand, were it not that I regard the presence of Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, I would not look at you nor see you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:1 - Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to [fn]Elisha, H477 “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the LORD; and the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:2 - Elisha H477 said to her, “What shall I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?” And she said, “Your maidservant has nothing in the house except a jar of oil.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:8 - Now there came a day when Elisha H477 passed over to Shunem, where there was a [fn]prominent woman, and she persuaded him to eat [fn]food. And so it was, as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat [fn]food.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:17 - The woman conceived and bore a son at that season [fn]the next year, as Elisha H477 had said to her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:32 - When Elisha H477 came into the house, behold the lad was dead and laid on his bed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:38 - When Elisha H477 returned to Gilgal, there was a famine in the land. [fn]As the sons of the prophets were sitting before him, he said to his servant, “Put on the large pot and boil stew for the sons of the prophets.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:8 - It happened when Elisha H477 the man of God heard that the king of Israel had torn his clothes, that he sent word to the king, saying, “Why have you torn your clothes? Now let him come to me, and he shall know that there is a prophet in Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:9 - So Naaman came with his horses and his chariots and stood at the doorway of the house of Elisha. H477
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:10 - Elisha H477 sent a messenger to him, saying, “Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh will be restored to you and you will be clean.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:20 - But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha H477 the man of God, [fn]thought, “Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, [fn]by not receiving from his hands what he brought. As the LORD lives, I will run after him and take something from him.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:25 - But he went in and stood before his master. And Elisha H477 said to him, “Where have you been, Gehazi?” And he said, “Your servant went nowhere.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:1 - Now the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, H477 “Behold now, the place before you where we are living is too limited for us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:12 - One of his servants said, “No, my lord, O king; but Elisha, H477 the prophet who is in Israel, tells the king of Israel the words that you speak in your bedroom.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:17 - Then Elisha H477 prayed and said, “O LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.” And the LORD opened the servant’s eyes and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha. H477
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:18 - When they came down to him, Elisha H477 prayed to the LORD and said, “Strike this [fn]people with blindness, I pray.” So He struck them with blindness according to the word of Elisha. H477
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:19 - Then Elisha H477 said to them, “This is not the way, nor is this the city; follow me and I will bring you to the man whom you seek.” And he brought them to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:20 - When they had come into Samaria, Elisha H477 said, “O LORD, open the eyes of these men, that they may see.” So the LORD opened their eyes and they saw; and behold, they were in the midst of Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:21 - Then the king of Israel when he saw them, said to Elisha, H477 “My father, shall I [fn]kill them? Shall I [fn]kill them?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:31 - Then he said, “May God do so to me and more also, if the head of Elisha H477 the son of Shaphat [fn]remains on him today.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:32 - Now Elisha H477 was sitting in his house, and the elders were sitting with him. And the king sent a man from his presence; but before the messenger came to him, he said to the elders, “Do you see how this son of a murderer has sent to take away my head? Look, when the messenger comes, shut the door and [fn]hold the door shut against him. Is not the sound of his master’s feet behind him?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:1 - Then Elisha H477 said, “Listen to the word of the LORD; thus says the LORD, ‘Tomorrow about this time a [fn]measure of fine flour will be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:1 - Now Elisha H477 spoke to the woman whose son he had restored to life, saying, “Arise and go [fn]with your household, and sojourn wherever you can sojourn; for the LORD has called for a famine, and it will even come on the land for seven years.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:4 - Now the king was talking with Gehazi, the servant of the man of God, saying, “Please relate to me all the great things that Elisha H477 has done.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:5 - As he was relating to the king how he had restored to life the one who was dead, behold, the woman whose son he had restored to life [fn]appealed to the king for her house and for her field. And Gehazi said, “My lord, O king, this is the woman and this is her son, whom Elisha H477 restored to life.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:7 - Then Elisha H477 came to Damascus. Now Ben-hadad king of Aram was sick, and it was told him, saying, “The man of God has come here.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:10 - Then Elisha H477 said to him, “Go, say to him, ‘You will surely recover,’ but the LORD has shown me that he will certainly die.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:13 - Then Hazael said, “But what is your servant, who is but a dog, that he should do this great thing?” And Elisha H477 [fn]answered, “The LORD has shown me that you will be king over Aram.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:14 - So he departed from Elisha H477 and returned to his master, who said to him, “What did Elisha H477 say to you?” And he [fn]answered, “He told me that you would surely recover.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:1 - Now Elisha H477 the prophet called one of the sons of the prophets and said to him, “Gird up your loins, and take this flask of oil in your hand and go to Ramoth-gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:14 - When Elisha H477 [fn]became sick with the illness of which he was to die, Joash the king of Israel came down to him and wept over [fn]him and said, “My father, my father, the chariots of Israel and its horsemen!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:15 - Elisha H477 said to him, “Take a bow and arrows.” So he [fn]took a bow and arrows.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:16 - Then he said to the king of Israel, “Put your hand on the bow.” And he put his hand on it, then Elisha H477 laid his hands on the king’s hands.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:17 - He said, “Open the window toward the east,” and he opened it. Then Elisha H477 said, “Shoot!” And he shot. And he said, “The LORDS arrow of victory, even the arrow of victory over Aram; for you will [fn]defeat the Arameans at Aphek until you have [fn]destroyed them.

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