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Elias is the Greek equivalent of Elijah (Hebrew Eliyahu, Syriac ܐܠܝܐ Eliya, Arabic Elyas/Ilyas), a prophet in the Northern Kingdom of Israel in the 9th century BCE, mentioned in several holy books. Due to Elias' role in the scriptures and to many later associated traditions, the name is used as a personal name in numerous languages.


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  1. ^ Yvonne Navarro (2007). First Name Reverse Dictionary: Given Names Listed by Meaning. Second Edition. McFarland & Company. p. 116 pp. ISBN 978-0786429349.