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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.
Elijah Goes Up To Heaven, Elisha Succeeds Elijah, Elisha's Miracles
Jehu Anointed, Joram's End, Jezebel's End
Famine and War, The Tables Turned, The King's Distress, The Four Lepers, Elisha's Prophecy on Syria
Timely Messenger, The Pot of Oil,Elisha and the Shunemmite, Elisha Sustains the Prophets, Elisha and Naaman, Naaman Cured, Gehazi's Avarice and Punishment, Further Miracles
Elijah's Challenge, The Contest, Divine Revelation, End of the Famine, Elijah's Flight, G-d's Message on Mt. Horeb, Elijah's Successor
Elisha was the faithful disciple of the prophet Elijah, and his successor. He had followed his master from the moment they met, when Elisha was a young man, plowing his father's field near the ancient town of Abel-mecholah in northern Israel. Elisha saw h...
The story is told of Elijah coming to Elisha to prepare him for succeeding him as a Prophet in Israel. Elisha was then a "rough diamond" awaiting the "polishing" process. When Elisha first saw Elijah he began to laugh at his thick crop of hair, being hims...
Jehu's Reign, Jehoahaz, Joash, Elisha's Death
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