Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #476: 'Eliyshama` (pronounced el-ee-shaw-maw')

from 410 and 8085; God of hearing; Elishama, the name of seven Israelites:--Elishama.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



Elishama = "my God has heard"

1) an Ephraimite chief in the wilderness

2) a son of David

3) Jehoiakim' s secretary

4) a priest who taught the law

5) a man of Judah

Part of Speech: noun proper masculine

Relation: from H410 and H8085


This word is used 17 times:

Numbers 1:10: "Of the children of Joseph: of Ephraim; Elishama the son of Ammihud: of Manasseh; Gamaliel"
Numbers 2:18: "and the captain of the sons of Ephraim shall be Elishama the son of Ammihud."
Numbers 7:48: "On the seventh day Elishama of Ammihud, prince of the children of Ephraim,"
Numbers 7:53: "year: this was the offering of Elishama the son of Ammihud."
Numbers 10:22: "according to their armies: and over his host was Elishama the son of Ammihud."
2 Samuel 5:16: " And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphalet."
2 Kings 25:25: "the son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the seed royal, came,"
1 Chronicles 2:41: "and Jekamiah begot Elishama."
1 Chronicles 3:6: "Ibhar also, and Elishama, and Eliphelet,"
1 Chronicles 3:8: " And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet,"
1 Chronicles 7:26: "his son, Ammihud Elishama his son,"
1 Chronicles 14:7: " And Elishama, and Beeliada, and Eliphalet."
2 Chronicles 17:8: "and Tob-adonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, priests."
Jeremiah 36:12: "the princes sat there, even Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah,"
Jeremiah 36:20: "but they laid up the roll in the chamber of Elishama the scribe, and told all"
Jeremiah 36:21: "the roll: and he took it out of Elishama the scribe's chamber. And Jehudi"
Jeremiah 41:1: "the son of Nethaniah the son of Elishama, of the seed royal, and the princes"

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