Word Summary
Elishah: a son of Javan, also his desc. and their land
Original Word: אֱלִישָׁה
Transliteration: Elishah
Phonetic Spelling: (el-ee-shaw')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: a son of Javan, also his desc. and their land
Meaning: Elishah -- a son of Javan, also his descendants and their land
Strong's Concordance

Probably of foreign derivation; Elishah, a son of Javan -- Elishah.


H473. Elishah

אֲלִישָׁהproper name, of a location as son of Javan Genesis 10:4; 1 Chronicles 1:7; א ׳אִיֵּיEzekiel 27:7 (Aeolis Josephus Jerome Kn; H. DerenbourgMélanges Graux, 235 f (English translation Hebraica. Oct. 1887, 7); Hellas ᵑ7Jon etc., LenOrig. ii. 2. 34 f; Italy, with Sicily, compare ᵑ7 אִיטַלְיָא מְדִינַת‎ Ezek, Di Genesis 10:4; Carthage = Elissa, StaDe Populo Javan, 8 f; EMeyGeschichte i. § 282; decision difficult; last view very attractive).

I. [אלל‎] (to be weak or insufficient, assumed in Thes as root of אֱלִיל‎ (as also of אַל‎): compare Arabic to fail in a thing).