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