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Elishah (island)
Alashia
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The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Elishah
Elishah (i-li´shuh).1 The son of Javan (Greece) in Gen. 10:4 and 1 Chron. 1:7.2 An island producing valuable dyed goods in Ezek. 27:7. This suggests that Elishah is Cyprus, which was known as Alashia in cuneiform (i.e., Babylonian and Assyrian) sources.