from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The putative author of the earliest sources of the Pentateuch in which God is called Elohim.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. One of four sources of the Torah described by the documentary hypothesis, characterized by an abstract view of God.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The writer, or one of the writers, of the passages of the Old Testament, notably those of the Pentateuch, which are characterized by the use of Elohim instead of Jehovah, as the name of the Supreme Being; -- distinguished from
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A title given to the supposed writer (a unity of authorship being assumed) of the Elohistic passages of the Pentateuch, in contradistinction to Jehovist.
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