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Elias

[ih-lahy-uh s] /ɪˈlaɪ əs/
noun
1.
Douay Bible. Elijah (def 1).
2.
a male given name, Greek form of Elijah.
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  • This date was chosen because it is the day after the feast day of the prophet Elias.
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Elias

/ɪˈlaɪəs/
noun
1.
(Bible) the Douay spelling of Elijah
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Elias in the Bible

the Greek form of Elijah (Matt. 11:14; 16:14, etc.), which the Revised Version has uniformly adopted in the New Testament. (See ELIJAH.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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