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Origin of the name ELIJAH.
Etymology of the name ELIJAH.
Meaning of the baby name ELIJAH.

  

ELIJAH.  Biblical.  Anglicized form of the Hebrew. [Heb. Eliyahu, Eliyah = "my god (is) Jehovah"].  Greek Elias.  Usage: America, Australia, Canada, England, Great Britain, New Zealand, Switzerland.

    (1) One of the earliest and in some respects the greatest of Old Testament prophets. (1 Kings xvii. 1-24; Luke iv. 24-26).
    (2) A Benjamite, a son of Jeroham, resident at Jerusalem (1 Chron. viii. 27 R.V.).  The A.V. calls him Eliah.
    (3) A priest, a son of Harim.  He married a Gentile wife (Ezra x. 21).
    (4) A certain Israelite who married a Gentile wife.  He was a son of Elam (Ezra x. 26 R.V.).  The A.V. calls him Eliah. (The Sunday School Teacher's Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894).

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