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ELISABETH

e-liz'-a-beth (Elisabet, Westcott and Hort Eleisdbet, from Heb 'elishebha` (Elisheba), "God is (my) oath," i.e. a worshipper of God): Wife of Zacharias the priest and mother of John the Baptist (Lk 1:5 ff). Elisabeth herself was of priestly lineage and a "kinswoman" (the King James Version COUSIN, which see) of the Virgin Mary (Lk 1:36), of whose visit to Elisabeth a remarkable account is given in Lk 1:39-56.
See ZACHARIAS.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'ELISABETH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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