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NAVE: Elisabeth
EBD: Elisabeth
SMITH: ELISABETH
ISBE: ELISABETH
Eliphalat | Eliphalet | Eliphaz | Elipheleh | Eliphelehu | Elisabeth | Eliseus | Elisha | Elishah | Elishama | Elishaphat

Elisabeth

the oath, or fullness, of God ( --> same as Elisheba, Elizabeth)

Elisabeth [EBD]

God her oath, the mother of John the Baptist (Luke 1:5). She was a descendant of Aaron. She and her husband Zacharias (q.v.) "were both righteous before God" (Luke 1:5, 13). Mary's visit to Elisabeth is described in 1:39-63.

Elisabeth [NAVE]

ELISABETH, wife of Zacharias and mother of John the Baptist, Luke 1:5-60.

ELISABETH [SMITH]

(the oath of God), the wife of Zacharias and mother of John the Baptist. She was herself of the priestly family, and a relation, (Luke 1:36) of the mother of our Lord.

ELISABETH [ISBE]

ELISABETH - e-liz'-a-beth (Elisabet, Westcott and Hort Eleisdbet, from Heb 'elishebha` (Elisheba), "God is (my) oath," i.e. a worshipper of God): Wife of Zacharias the priest and mother of John the Baptist (Lk 1:5 ff). Elisabeth herself was of priestly lineage and a "kinswoman" (the King James Version COUSIN, which see) of the Virgin Mary (Lk 1:36), of whose visit to Elisabeth a remarkable account is given in Lk 1:39-56.

See ZACHARIAS.




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