Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Elihu ” means whose God is he (Jehovah

Elihu : ).

  1. One of the interlocutors in the book of Job. [JOB] He is described as the "son of Baerachel the Buzite."
  2. A forefather of Samuel the prophet. (1 Samuel 1:1)
  3. In (1 Chronicles 27:18) Elihu "of the brethren of David" is mentioned as the chief of the tribe of Judah.
  4. One of the captains of the thousands of Manasseh, (1 Chronicles 12:20) who followed David to Ziklag after he had left the Philistine army on the eve of the battle of Gilboa.
  5. A Korhite Levite in the time of David. (1 Chronicles 26:7)
Related Resources
  • Easton’s Bible Dictionary