Elohistic El`o*his"tic, a. Relating to Elohim as a name of God; -- said of passages in the Old Testament. [1913 Webster]

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  • elohistic — |elō|histik adjective Usage: usually capitalized 1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of one of the supposed ancient biblical sources Elohistic document 2. : characterized by use in Hebrew of the word ĕlōhīm rather than yahweh as a designation …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elohistic — See Elohist. * * * …   Universalium

  • elohistic — el·o·his·tic …   English syllables

  • Elohist — Elohistic, adj. /e loh hist, el oh /, n. 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. [1860 65; < Heb eloah God + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • PSALMS, BOOK OF — This article is arranged according to the following outline: < <title> > place in the canon number of psalms verse division division into books composition of the psalter date of the psalter ascription to david types of psalms psalms… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

  • elohist — I. (h)ə̇st noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: elohim + ist 1. : an author of an Elohistic document 2. archaic …   Useful english dictionary

  • HUPFELD, HERMANN CHRISTIAN KARL° — (1796–1866), German Bible critic. In 1825 he was appointed professor of Old Testament exegesis at Marburg, publishing in the same year in Leipzig Exercitationes Aethiopicae, a pioneering classic in the field of Ethiopic philology. He succeeded… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jehovistic — Je ho*vis tic, a. Relating to, or containing, Jehovah, as a name of God; said of certain parts of the Old Testament, especially of the Pentateuch, in which Jehovah appears as the name of the Deity. See {Elohistic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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