Elishua

ELISHUA (ĕl'ĭ-shū'a, ē-lĭsh'wa). A son of David born in Jerusalem (2Sam.5.15; 1Chr.14.5). Also called Elishama in KJV (cf. niv footnote) in 1Chr.3.6.


ELISHUA ĕl’ ə shōō’ ə (אֱלִישׁ֖וּעַ, God is salvation). A son of David born at Jerusalem (2 Sam 5:15; 1 Chron 14:5). Apparently the same son is called “Elishama” in 1 Chronicles 3:6, but this is prob. a transcriptional error, since “Elishama” occurs again in the next line (v. 8).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

el-i-shu’-a, e-lish’-u-a (’elishua`, " `God is rich," "God is salvation"):

Son of David (2Sa 5:15; 1Ch 14:5); apparently called Elishama (1Ch 3:6). In the latter locus we have most probably a misreading by the copyist of the name Elishua.