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Definition of Elohist

Elohist
Elohist E*lo"hist, n. The writer, or one of the writers, of the passages of the Old Testament, notably those of Elohim instead of Jehovah, as the name of the Supreme Being; -- distinguished from Jehovist. --S. Davidson.

Meaning of Elohist from wikipedia

- According to the do****entary hypothesis, the Elohist (or simply E) is one of four source do****ents underlying the Torah, together with the Jahwist (or...
- attributable to J, although scholars debate which verses this includes. Elohist Deuteronomist Priestly Source The Book of J Viviano 1999, p. 40. Gmirkin...
- compilation of four originally independent do****ents: the Jahwist (J), Elohist (E), Deuteronomist (D), and Priestly (P) sources. The first of these, J...
- looking for Adam and Eve. The Elohist often presents Elohim as more distant and frequently involves angels, as in the Elohist version of the tale of Jacob's...
- According to historical criticism, an earlier, pre-exilic source, the Elohist ("E"), describes the tabernacle as a simple tent-sanctuary. The English...
- texts, namely the Jahwist and Elohist texts.[full citation needed] Textual scholars regard the Jahwist text and Elohist text as both having an account...
- from different sources - one being the Jahwist and the other being the Elohist. Unusually for one of the 12 tribes of Israel, the Bible does not explain...
- ways: The supplementary hypothesis denies the existence of an extensive Elohist (E) source, one of the four independent sources described in the do****entary...
- "Elohist source" mentions only that both parents were Levites without identifying their names (Exodus 2:1-2). Some scholars suspect that the "Elohist source"...
- attribute to different sources: one to the Yahwist and the other to the Elohist; the first explanation given by the Torah is that the name refers to God...
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