Cite
 

Meaning of Elohist

E•lo•hist

Pronunciation: (e-lō'hist, el'ō-), [key]
— n.
  1. a writer of one of the major sources of the Hexateuch, in which God is characteristically referred to as Elohim rather than Yahweh. Cf. Yahwist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.