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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 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 Sam. 1:1). He is called also Eliel (1 Chr. 6:34) and Eliab (6:27). (3.) One of the captains of thousands of Manasseh who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:20). (4.) One of the family of Obed-edom, who were appointed 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 (See JOB). 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 1Sa 1:1 Probably identical with ELIEL 1Ch 6:34 And ELIAB 1Ch 6:27 -3. A Manassite warrior, who joined David at Ziklag 1Ch 12:20 -4. A porter of the temple 1Ch 26:7 -5. A chief of the tribe of Judah 1Ch 27:18 Possibly ELIAB, the oldest brother of David 1Sa 16:6

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 He"): (1) An ancestor of Samuel (1 Sam 1:1), called Eliel in 1 Ch 6:34 and Eliab in 1 Ch 6:27. See ELIAB. (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 Manasseh.

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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