Word: Hliaj

Pronounce: hay-lee'-as

Strongs Number: G2243

Orig: of Hebrew origin H452 ; Helias (i.e. Elijah), an Israelite:--Elias. H452

Use: TDNT-2:928,306 Noun Masculine

Heb Strong:

    Elijah = "my God is Jehovah"

    1) a prophet born at Thisbe, the unflinching champion of the theocracy in the reigns of the idolatrous kings Ahab and Ahaziah. He was taken up to heaven without dying, whence the Jews expected he would return just before the advent of the Messiah, whom he would prepare the minds of the Israelites to receive.