Elihu can refer to several things.


*Elihu, a friend of Job appearing in the Book of Job.
*Elihu Burritt (1810–1879), a philanthropist, linguist, and social activist.
*Elihu Harris, mayor of Oakland, California, U.S.
*Elihu Emory Jackson, a governor of Maryland, U.S.
*Elihu Katz (1926–), a sociologist.
*Elihu Palmer, a founder of the Deistical Society of New York.
*Elihu Root (1845–1937), an American statesman and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
*Elihu Thomson (1853–1937), an engineer instrumental in the founding of electrical companies in the United States, United Kingdom and France, and served as acting president of MIT in 1920.
*Elihu Vedder (1864–1923), a painter, book illustrator, and poet.
*Elihu B. Washburne (1816–1887), a United States politician and a founder of Republican Party
*Elihu Willsson, a leading character in Dashiell Hammett's novel Red Harvest.
*Elihu Yale (1649–1721), a benefactor of Yale University.
*Elihu Yale, the Atlanta Police Chief in Tom Wolfe's novel A Man in Full.


*Elihu is a senior society at Yale University.

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  • Elihu — ist der Name einer der Personen, die im Buch Ijob im Alten Testament der Bibel den vom Schicksal und von den Hiobsbotschaften schwer getroffenen Ijob (Hiob) in seinem Leiden trösten möchten. Elihu betont Ijob gegenüber vor allem Gottes absolute… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ELIHU — (Heb. אֱלִיהוּא, once אֱלִיהוּ; God is the one (who is to be thanked, or worshipped) ), son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, a character – first introduced, and quite unexpectedly, at Job 32:2 – who addresses Job and his three… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Elihu —   [hebräisch »er ist Gott«], Eigenname im Alten Testament. Wichtigster Träger ist Elihu, der Sohn des Barakel aus Bus, der in vier Reden zwischen den Auffassungen Hiobs und seiner Freunde zu vermitteln sucht (Hiob 32 37) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Elihu — Elihu, einer der Freunde Hiobs, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Elihu — masc. proper name, Hebrew, lit. he is my God …   Etymology dictionary

  • Elihu — [ē lī′hyo͞o΄, ilī′hyo͞o; el′i hyo͞o΄] n. [Heb, lit., my God is he] Bible one of Job s visitors in his affliction: Job 32 37 …   English World dictionary

  • Elihu — /el euh hyooh , i luy hyooh/, n. 1. a young man who entered into discourse with Job. Job. 32 37. 2. a male given name. [ < Heb elihu lit., my God is he] * * * …   Universalium

  • Elihu —    Whose God is he.    1) The son of Barachel, a Buzite (Job 32:2), one of Job s friends. When the debate between Job and his friends is brought to a close, Elihu for the first time makes his appearance, and delivers his opinion on the points at… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Elihu — biblischer Name hebräischen Ursprungs, Bedeutung: er ist Gott. Namensträger: Elihu Root, US amerikanischer Friedensnobelpreisträger …   Deutsch namen

  • Elihu — /el euh hyooh , i luy hyooh/, n. 1. a young man who entered into discourse with Job. Job. 32 37. 2. a male given name. [ < Heb elihu lit., my God is he] …   Useful english dictionary

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