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ELISHEBA (Heb. אֱלִישָׁבַע; "[my] God is fullness"), wife of *Aaron, the daughter of Amminadab, and the sister of *Nahshon. She bore Aaron four sons, *Nadab, *Abihu, *Eleazar, and *Ithamar (Ex. 6:23).


Noth, Personennamen, 146; Rowley, in: JNES, 3 (1944), 75–76; Koehler, in: ZAW, 55 (1937), 165–6.

Sources: Encyclopaedia Judaica. © 2007 The Gale Group. All Rights Reserved.