-1. The Tishbite, a Gileadite and prophet, called ELIAS in the King James Version of the N. T. .Persecuted

by Ahab 1 Kings 17:2-7; 18:7-10 .Escapes to the wilderness, where he is miraculously fed by ravens 1

Kings 17:1-7 .By divine direction goes to Zarephath, where he is sustained in the household of a widow,

whose meal and oil are miraculously increased 1 Kings 17:8-16 .Returns, and sends a message to Ahab 1

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Kings 18:1-16 .Meets Ahab and directs him to assemble the prophets of Baal 1 Kings 18:17-20 .Derisively

challenges the priests of Baal to offer sacrifices 1 Kings 18:25-29 .Kills the prophets of Baal 1 Kings 18:40

.Escapes to the wilderness from the fierceness of Jezebel 1 Kings 19:1-18 .Fasts for forty days 1 Kings 19:8

.Despondency and complaints of 1 Kings 19: 10, 14 .Consolation given to 1 Kings 9:11-18 .Flees to the

wilderness of Damascus; directed to anoint Hazael king over Syria, Jehu king over Israel, and Elisha to be a

prophet in his own place 1 Kings 19:9-21 .Personal aspect of 2 Kings 1 :8 .Piety of 1 Kings 19:10, 14; Luke

1:17; Romans 1 1 :2; James 5:17 .His translation 2 Kings 2:11 .Appears to Jesus at his transfiguration

Matthew 17:3, 4; Mark 9:4; Luke 9:30 Antitype of John the Baptist Matthew 11:14; 16:14; 17:10-12; Mark

9:12, 13; Luke 1:17; John 1:21-25

-MIRACLES OF .Increases the oil of the widow of Zarephath 1 Kings 17:14-16 .Raises the son of the

woman of Zarephath from the dead 1 Kings 17:17-24 .Causes rain after seven years of drought 1 Kings

18:41-45; James 5:17, 18 .Causes fire to consume the sacrifice 1 Kings 18:24, 36-38 .Calls fire down upon

the soldiers of Ahaziah 2 Kings 1:10-12; Luke 9:54

-PROPHECIES OF .Foretells a drought 1 Kings 17:3 The destruction of Ahab and his house 1 Kings

21 : 17-29; 2 Kings 9:25-37 .Lhe death of Ahaziah 2 Kings 1 :2-17 .Lhe plague sent as a judgment upon the

people in the time of Jehoram, king of Israel 2 Chronicles 21:12-15

-2. Also called ELIAH A Benjamite chief 1 Chronicles 8:27

-3. A post-exile Jew Ezra 10:21