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Elishama (ēlĭshˈəmə) [key], in the Bible. 1 Chief Ephraimite. 2, 3 Sons of David. One is called Elishua twice. 4 Grandfather of Ishmael6. 5 Scribe. 6 Priest under Jehoshaphat.

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