Elisha the Prophet

Elisha the Prophet
Also known as

  • Eliseus
  • Elisja



Old Testament prophet of Israel on whom, by Divine command, fell the mantle of Elias the Prophet. Accompanied Elias until the latter was translated and his prophetical power was confirmed by many miracles, among them the raising of a child to life and the cure of the Syrian general Naaman of leprosy.


  • 8th-century BC


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Elisha the Prophet”. Saints.SQPN.com. 27 November 2012. Web. 19 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/elisha-the-prophet/>