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Elihu

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

  • H453 Used 11 times

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Elihu

Whose God is he.

1. "The son of Barachel, a Buzite" (Job 32:2), one of Job's friends. When the debate between Job and his friends is brought to a close, Elihu for the first time makes his appearance, and delivers his opinion on the points at issue (Job 32-37).

2. The son of Tohu, and grandfather of Elkanah (1 Samuel 1:1). He is called also Eliel (1 Chronicles 6:34) and Eliab (6:27).

3. One of the captains of thousands of Manasseh who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:20).

4. One of the family of Obed-edom, who were appointed porters of the temple under David (1 Chronicles 26:7).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Elihu

he is my God himself


Naves Topical Index
Elihu

1. A Buzite and one of Job's three friends
1 Kings 18:32

2. Son of Tohu

General references
1 Samuel 1:1

Probably identical with Eliel
1 Chronicles 6:34

Probably identical with Eliab
1 Chronicles 6:27

3. A Manassite warrior, who joined David at Ziklag
1 Chronicles 12:20

4. A porter of the temple
1 Chronicles 26:7

5. A chief of the tribe of Judah

General references
1 Chronicles 27:18

Possibly Eliab, the oldest brother of David
1 Samuel 16:6


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Elihu

(whose God is he (Jehovah)).

  1. One of the interlocutors in the book of Job. [JOB, JOB, BOOK OF] He is described as the "son of B'rachel the Buzite."
  2. A forefather of Samuel the prophet. (1 Samuel 1:1)
  3. In (1 Chronicles 27:18) Elihu "of the brethren of David" is mentioned as the chief of the tribe of Judah.
  4. One of the captains of the thousands of Manasseh, (1 Chronicles 12:20) who followed David to Ziklag after he had left the Philistine army on the eve of the battle of Gilboa.
  5. A Korhite Levite in the time of David. (1 Chronicles 26:7)