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Elisha: (a) (d. 663 BCE) Elijah's student and successor. Before ascending to heaven, Elijah granted him double the prophetic powers that he himself possessed. The Tanach records many of the miracles he preformed. Among them: purification of Jericho's drinking water, transformation of a single cruse of oil into many vessels' worth, resurrecting a dead child, and curing a Gentile general of leprosy. (b) A common Jewish name.
The story of Elisha from a Chassidic perspective.
The division of the nation into the Kingdom of Judah and the Kingdom of Israel until the latter was disbanded and the ten tribes were exiled and dispersed; in the years 2964 to 3205 from creation.
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