Elisabeth

Elisabeth

[ih-liz-uh-buhth]
noun
1.
the mother of John the Baptist. Luke 1:5–25.
2.
a female given name.
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Elisabeth (ɪˈlɪzəbəθ)
 
n
a variant spelling of Elizabeth

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Elisabeth definition


God her oath, the mother of John the Baptist (Luke 1:5). She was a descendant of Aaron. She and her husband Zacharias (q.v.) "were both righteous before God" (Luke 1:5, 13). Mary's visit to Elisabeth is described in 1:39-63.

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