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Elihu

Elihu [N] [H] [S]

whose God is he.

  • "The son of Barachel, a Buzite" ( Job 32:2 ), one of Job's friends. When the debate between Job and his friends is brought to a close, Elihu for the first time makes his appearance, and delivers his opinion on the points at issue ( Job 3237 -37).

  • The son of Tohu, and grandfather of Elkanah ( 1 Samuel 1:1 ). He is called also Eliel ( 1 Chronicles 6:34 ) and Eliab ( 6:27 ).

  • One of the captains of thousands of Manasseh who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 ).

  • One of the family of Obed-edom, who were appointed porters of the temple under David ( 1 Chronicles 26:7 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Elihu". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .