–1. The Tishbite, a Gileadite and prophet, called ELIAS in the King James Version of the N. T.

.Persecuted by Ahab 1Ki 17:2-7; 18:7-10

.Escapes to the wilderness, where he is miraculously fed by ravens 1Ki 17:1-7

.By divine direction goes to Zarephath, where he is sustained in the household of a widow, whose meal and oil are miraculousiy increased 1Ki 17:8-16

.Returns, and sends a message to Ahab 1Ki 18:1-16

.Meets Ahab and directs him to assemble the prophets of Baal 1Ki 18:17-20

.Derisively challenges the priests of Baal to offer sacrifices 1Ki 18:25-29

.Kills the prophets of Baal 1Ki 18:40

.Escapes to the wilderness from the fierceness of Jezebel 1Ki 19:1-18

.Fasts for forty days 1Ki 19:8

.Despondency and complaints of 1Ki 19:10,14

.Consolation given to 1Ki 9:11-18

.Flees to the wilderness of Damascus; directed to anoint Hazael king over Syria, Jehu king over Israel, and Elisha to be a prophet in his own place 1Ki 19:9-21

.Personal aspect of 2Ki 1:8

.Piety of 1Ki 19:10,14; Lu 1:17; Ro 11:2; Jas 5:17

.His translation 2Ki 2:11

.Appears to Jesus at his transfiguration Mt 17:3,4; Mr 9:4; Lu 9:30

.Antitype of John the Baptist Mt 11:14; 16:14; 17:10-12; Mr 9:12,13; Lu 1:17; Joh 1:21-25


.Increases the oil of the widow of Zarephath 1Ki 17:14-16

.Raises the son of the woman of Zarephath from the dead 1Ki 17:17-24

.Causes rain after seven years of drought 1Ki 18:41-45; Jas 5:17,18

.Causes fire to consume the sacrifice 1Ki 18:24,36-38

.Calls fire down upon the soldiers of Ahaziah 2Ki 1:10-12; Lu 9:54


.Foretells a drought 1Ki 17:3

.The destruction of Ahab and his house 1Ki 21:17-29; 2Ki 9:25-37

.The death of Ahaziah 2Ki 1:2-17

.The plague sent as a judgment upon the people in the time of Jehoram, king of Israel 2Ch 21:12-15

–2. Also called ELIAH

.A Benjamite chief 1Ch 8:27

–3. A post-exile Jew Ezr 10:21

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