Elisha the Prophet

Elisha the ProphetAlso known as

  • Alyasa
  • Elyesa
  • Eliseus
  • Elisja



Old Testament prophet of Israel on whom, by Divine command, fell the mantle of Elias the Prophet. Accompanied Elias until the latter was translated and his prophetical power was confirmed by many miracles, among them the raising of a child to life and the cure of the Syrian general Naaman of leprosy.


  • 8th-century BC


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Elisha the Prophet“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 June 2015. Web. 1 December 2015. <>