Bible Names A-G: Elihu
Elihu in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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
his appearance, and delivers his opinion on the points
(2.) The son of Tohu, and grandfather of Elkanah (1
He is called also Eliel (1 Chr. 6:34) and Eliab
(3.) One of the captains of thousands of Manasseh who
David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:20).
(4.) One of the family of Obed-edom, who were
porters of the temple under David (1 Chr. 26:7).
Elihu in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("God is Jehovah".)
1. Son of Barachel ("God blesses"); the names
indicating the piety of the family and their separation from
idolatry) the Buzite (Buz being a region of Arabia Deserta,
Jeremiah 25:23, called from Buz son of Nahor, Abraham's
brother), of the kindred of Ram (probably Aram, nephew of
Buz): Job 32:2. He is the main human solver of the problem
of the book, which ultimately is resolved, by Jehovah's
appearance, into a question of His absolute sovereignty that
cannot err. Elihu's reasoning is not condemned, as is that
of the three elder friends and previous speakers, for whom
and not for Elihu Job is directed to sacrifice and intercede
2. Son of Tohu, ancestor of Samuel (1 Samuel 1:1);
ELIEL in 1 Chronicles 6:34; ELIAB 1 Chronicles 6:27.
3. A captain of the thousands of Manasseh (1
Chronicles 12:20). Followed David to Ziklag after he left
the Philistines before the battle of Gilboa, and aided him
against the plundering Amalekites (1 Samuel 30:1; 1 Samuel
30:9-10; 1 Chronicles 12:20-21). 1 Chronicles 12:4. A
Korhite Levite in David's time, door-keeper of the house of
Jehovah, son of Shemaiah, of Obed-Edom's family (1
Chronicles 26:6-8), men of strength for service.
Elihu in Hitchcock's Bible Names
he is my God himself
Elihu in Naves Topical Bible
1. A Buzite and one of Job's three friends
Job 32; 33; 34; 35; 36; 37
-2. Son of Tohu
Probably identical with ELIEL
-3. A Manassite warrior, who joined David at Ziklag
-4. A porter of the temple
-5. A chief of the tribe of Judah
Possibly ELIAB, the oldest brother of David
Elihu in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(whose God is he (Jehovah)).
1. One of the interlocutors in the book of Job. [JOB]
He is described as the "son of Baerachel the Buzite."
2. A forefather of Samuel the prophet. 1Sa 1:1
3. In 1Ch 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,
1Ch 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. 1Ch 26:7
Elihu in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
e-li'-hu ('elihu; Eleiou, "He is (my) God," or "my God is
(1) An ancestor of Samuel (1 Sam 1:1), called Eliel in 1 Ch
6:34 and Eliab in 1 Ch 6:27.
(2) Found in 1 Ch 27:18 for Eliab, David's eldest brother (1
Sam 16:6); called "one of the brethren of D."
(3) A Manassite who joined David at Ziklag (1 Ch 12:20).
(4) A Korahite porter (1 Ch 26:7).
(5) A friend of Job. See next article.
(6) An ancestor of Judith (Judith 8:1).
Elihu in Wikipedia
is a character in the Hebrew Bible's Book of Job. According
to the Book of Job, Elihu is one of Job's friends, descended
from Nahor (Job 32:2, 34:1). He is said to have descended from
Buz who may be from the line of Abraham (Genesis 22:20-21
mentions Buz as a nephew of Abraham)...
Elihu Scripture - 1 Chronicles 12:20
As he went to Ziklag, there fell to him of Manasseh, Adnah,
and Jozabad, and Jediael, and Michael, and Jozabad, and Elihu,
and Zilthai, captains of the thousands that [were] of
Elihu Scripture - Job 32:2
Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the
Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath
kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.
Elihu Scripture - Job 32:6
And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said, I
[am] young, and ye [are] very old; wherefore I was afraid, and
durst not shew you mine opinion.
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