Elisheba, e-lee-SHE-va, אֱלִישֶׁבַע
Elisheba (Wikipedia)

Elisheba, also spelled Elisheva (/əˈlɪʃɪbə/; אֱלִישֶׁבַע’Ělîšeḇa‘), was the wife of Aaron, the elder brother of Moses and the ancestor of the Jewish high priests, according to the Hebrew Bible. She is said to be a daughter of Amminadab, and a sister of Nahshon, from the Tribe of Judah (Exodus 6:23).

The Hebrew name is composed of two parts. In Hebrew, "El" signifies "God" and "Sheba" means "abundance", so the name Eli-sheba can be translated as "God is abundance".

In the New Testament, in first chapter of the Gospel according to Luke, a woman named Elisabet (Greek: Ἐλισάβετ) is said to be a descendant of Aaron and the wife of Zechariah, who was also a priest. She was a relative of Mary, mother of Jesus and gave birth to John the Baptist.Elizabeth is the common modern English variant of Elisabet, derived from Elisheba. A notable example is Queen Elizabeth II.

Alishba is a modern South Asian name that derives from Elisheba. An example is the Pakistani actress Alishba Yousuf.

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