from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Hebrew prophet who sought to abolish idolatry and restore justice. According to the Bible, he did not die but was carried skyward in a chariot of fire.

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  • proper noun religion An Israelite prophet in the Abrahamic religions
  • proper noun A male given name.

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  • noun a Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament who opposed the worship of idols; he was persecuted for rebuking Ahab and Jezebel (king and queen of Israel); he was taken up to heaven in a chariot of fire (circa 9th century BC)


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Hebrew אליהו (Eliyahu, "Yahweh is God").



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