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
- 4 Kings
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Heiligen 3s
- Kirken i Norge
- New Catholic Dictionary
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints